April is National Autism Awareness Month
According to the National Institute of Mental Health Autism is...
a neurological and developmental disorder that affects how people interact with others, communicate, learn, and behave. Although autism can be diagnosed at any age, it is described as a “developmental disorder” because symptoms generally appear in the first two years of life.
Did you know?
- About 1 in 44 children are diagnosed with Autism
- Autism occurs in all races, genders, and socioeconomic groups
- Boys are diagnosed with ASD four times more often than girls
- Source: CDC
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