April is World Autism Month. This month is dedicated to educating and providing resources for Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of Autism so those affected can receive needed care as soon as possible.
According to the organization “Autism Speaks,” one in 36 children in the United States is affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is essential to know the signs of Autism in developing children to know what to look for when interacting with your child. Below are a few of the signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Repetitive behavior
- Lack of eye contact
- Challenges with speech
- Difficulty understanding others’ emotions
It is vital to recognize the signs of Autism early so those affected can receive care as soon as possible. It has been shown that early care for Autism can be very beneficial for those affected.
The organization “Autism Speaks” challenges everyone to participate in their “Kindness Campaign” for World Autism Month. This campaign aims to uplift those with Autism by surrounding them with kindness wherever they go! You can learn more about the “Kindness Campaign” by visiting https://act.autismspeaks.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=kindness_campaign.