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Learn the Signs of Autism

By Autism Speaks

Summary

This online article outlines the early signs of autism and discusses the "red flags" that may indicate a child is at risk for an autism spectrum disorder. A link to the M-CHAT (Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers) is provided and parents can use this simple screening tool to determine whether a child should be evaluated by a professional.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

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Visit www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/learn-signs

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
United States

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