teacher with child Aging out of early intervention

Aging Out of Early Intervention

Early intervention has been proven effective in improving the communication and social interactions of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). But what happens when a child begins aging out of early intervention? Where are parents to look for further help in facing the challenges of autism spectrum disorder? Autism affects at least 1 in…

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Early Intervention for Autism

Diagnosed cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in America’s youth have been on the rise for the past two decades. Today, approximately one in every 68 children in the US is considered to be “on the spectrum.” In recent years, our understanding of autism and the challenges it presents have increased dramatically. However, it wasn’t…

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Early Signs of Autism

Detecting the early signs of autism is essential to being a conscientious parent. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a wide range of conditions challenging an individual’s social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and/or nonverbal communication.  Autism Speaks stresses the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) report that one in 59 children are on the autism spectrum. Once…