How Do I Know if My Child Has Autism?

The short answer from a behavioral psychologist Q: How do I know if my child has autism? A: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. We diagnose it by identifying deficits in two primary areas: Socio-communication, which includes deficits in communication as we
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Young Adult With Autism Reaches For the Stars

The Cleveland Clinic recently profiled an ambitious teen with autism who continues to defy expectations. At age 3, he could not walk, talk or easily swallow food. His doctors in Israel suggested a lifetime of institutionalization. Not content with that plan his parents pursued other o
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