The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) estimates that 1 in 54 children in the US has autism. 自闭症 Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has become more familiar as the general public has become increasingly aware of the signs. While we still do not yet fully understand the causes of autism, there is an enormous amount of research underway.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) estimates that 1 in 54 children in the US has autism. 自闭症 Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has become more familiar as the general public has become increasingly aware of the signs. While we still do not yet fully understand the causes of autism, there is an enormous amount of research underway. 这个资源 outlines some of the areas of recent research underway.
Facing an autism diagnosis is daunting for most parents. In fact, many parents delay evaluation with the hope that their child will outgrow the symptoms. 事实是, if your child is showing signs of autism, early intervention gives your child a better chance at long-term success.
Indications like “he’s not looking at me” or “he doesn’t respond when I call his name” may or may not reflect autism. Sometimes these symptoms mimic other issues such as slow maturation or speech delays. A screening (for children under age three) or evaluation can help offer clarity, 支持和后续步骤.
Early intervention is critical, so if you have concerns that something isn’t right, 请伸出手 to arrange for a consultation.
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CHC’s Approach to Treating 自闭症
A diagnosis like autism is a serious matter and we know that treatment can make a huge difference. Therefore, early intervention is critical for longer term success. Our integrated care model is particularly beneficial to families who have a child with autism. With access to many types of specialists under the same roof, you don’t have to coordinate care–our specialists do it for you.
CHC Specialists Who Work With 自闭症
- Marriage and Family Therapists
- Assistive Technology Specialists
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