Autism is not a simple diagnosis to make – in fact it is quite complex and requires expert analysis and evaluation.
AutisMate, created originally for the developer’s 10-year-old autisic brother, lets children with the disorder improve their social and communication skills.
‘Play Without Boundaries’ is a program for children with special needs playing out at museums across the country, including Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum.
NHS Human Services, a Montgomery County social services agency, has teamed up with members of law enforcement to develop a training seminar to educate first responders on how to deal with people who are on the autism spectrum.
The American Academy of Pediatrics would like all children screened for autism twice by the age of two. Warning signs include babies who don’t babble at nine months and one-year-olds who don’t point to toys.