Here’s what you need to know…

 

Autism impacts 4 areas of development:

Cognitive Functioning

Social Interactions

Behavior

Communication Skills

EVERY 11

MINUTES

someone is diagnosed with

autism in the United States.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a bio-neurological developmental disability that generally appears before the age of 3.

No two people with autism are alike. It impacts each individual in a unique way.

There is no found cure or cause for autism.

5 x MORE LIKELY

Autism is five times more likely in boys than girls.

The symptoms of autism are treatable!

If given the proper treatment, individuals with autism can make progress in their areas of  difficulty. As soon as an individual is diagnosed with autism, we recommend seeking out diagnostics for the areas in which they are struggling. Various interventions such as Applied Behavioral Analysis, Occupational Therapy, Play Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Athletic Therapy, and many more have proven to show a positive impact on individuals in treatment. Learn more about the resources available to families affected by autism through our Autism Help Hotline.