Giving A Voice To The Voiceless
We Promote Education, Autism Awareness and Support for Families Living with Autism.
Neuroscience & Therapeutics Annual Congress Conference
Scott Garner, Founding Member of the Indiana Autism Alliance will be speaking on Autism Spectrum Disorder at the Annual Congress On Neuroscience & Therapeutics in Toronto, Canada on September 24th, 2018. To learn more visit – https://www.meetingsint.com/conferences/neuroscience-therapeutics
- 2018 Autism Rates (1 in 59) 1.69% 1.69%
About 1 in 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. Source – Center for Disease Control
Early Signs of Autism
It’s Time to Gear Up for World Autism Awareness Day
Changing the Face of Autism
ALONE there is little we can do about autism.
TOGETHER we will be unstoppable.
10 Facts about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- ASD affects about 1 in 68 children in the United States, with more children identified than ever before.I know the signs of healthy child development.
- ASD is about 4 times more likely in boys than girls.
- ASD affects children of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.
- ASD is a spectrum disorder, which means that every child with ASD has different skills, challenges, and needs.
- While do not know all of the causes of ASD, we have learned that there are likely many contributing factors, including genes, early brain development, and the environment.
- ASD can be reliably diagnosed by age 2, but children may be diagnosed at earlier ages.
- Early identification of ASD helps children get the services they need.
- There is no “cure” for ASD, but there are several interventions that can help children learn important skills that improve everyday life.
- Typically, the earlier children are diagnosed and receive services, the better their outcomes are.
- Children with ASD can learn and succeed in the classroom and beyond. Like every child, with the help of their families, providers, doctors, specialists, and communities, kids with ASD can thrive.
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