Quoting ♥TwinsRock25♥:" And actually when I ASKED my son's speech therapist if they had any concerns about autism they said I ... [snip!] ... about autism they said I would have to seek a specialist for that, they would not give up any info. but thanks for your input."
I was able to get a referal to a developmental pedi for my son but it had nothing to do with Early Intervention, I got it from his regular pedi because I asked for it. He was only about 2 at the time and even without getting a diagnosis from them the report we got was really useful for me and all of his therapists.