Did You Know? Older parents have a higher risk of their child having ASD
More can be done to Assure that Children with ASD are Evaluated When Concerns Arise
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. have autism. With this number on the rise since the early 1940s, there is continually stride to better understand autism.
This resource has been developed to explain autism facts, possible symptoms and next steps.
01 | Autism Facts
02 | Early Signs and/or Symptoms
Signs of Autism, or other mental and developmental disorders, become prevalent prior to the young age of three. Here are some symptoms to be aware of:
03 | NEXT STEPS
If you feel that your child exhibits one or several typical autistic behaviors, contact your medical provider for diagnostic testing. If there is an autism diagnosis, work directly with your provider to establish a road map for care.
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