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Autism Awareness Month

In case there is someone out there who may find any of these words helpful and since April is Autism Awareness Month, I thought I’d share our experiences with the different stages of getting a diagnosis. There is Nothing “wrong” with my child is a piece I wrote after it was suggested to us to have… Continue reading Autism Awareness Month

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Don’t Wait to Ask For the Autism Screening

Don’t be like me. Don’t just wait and see if your child grows out of the delays or behaviors you are concerned about. I didn’t learn how important early intervention is until after getting our son’s autism diagnosis at the age of 5. Sure, I did address our worries about my son’s language delay with his pediatrician.… Continue reading Don’t Wait to Ask For the Autism Screening