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When it comes to Autism,
early intervention is key.

...with intensive, early behavioral interventions, nearly half (47%) of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were indistinguishable from their typically developing peers.  Sooner truly does equal better.  The earlier a diagnosis and the earlier behavioral therapies can begin, the better it will be for the child, for the family, and for society at large.  Learn More.

1 in 88.

1 in 88.  That's the current rate of children that will be diagnosed this year with autism.  That's more prevalent than diagnoses of juvenile diabetes, childhood cancer and AIDS...combined.   Learn more.

Do You Know the Signs?

Each child develops differently, but autism symptoms may be caught -- the best age for screening is before age 30 months.  Learn more.

Autism Screening

Do you know the signs?  Use the M-CHAT screening to see if there are early signs of autism.

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