Nothing evokes fear in a parent like thinking their baby may have autism.
Many people assume, incorrectly of course, that because a child isn’t talking by age 2 or 3, he or she must be autistic.
Let me reassure you, there are many reasons for late talking or speech-language delays in toddlers, and autism is just one of them.
Late talking, when there’s [...]
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If you’ve arrived at this website, it’s probably because you’re concerned your child might have autism.
By far the most searched topic that leads parents to this website is AUTISM.
No wonder, since 1 in 150 children in the United States will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. If you’re a boy, the numbers are even higher at 1 in 99.
If you’re wondering what the signs for autism in toddlers are, here’s a list [...]
With the world-wide epidemic of autism, one of the most common questions I’m asked during an initial speech-language evaluation with a child is, “Could my child be autistic?” Many people assume, incorrectly of course, that because a child isn’t talking by age 2 or 3, he or she must be autistic. There are many reasons [...]