Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is exactly that – a spectrum – that leads to unique strengths and challenges for each individual. From the clinical definition to autism myths, we are here to help you learn more.
Every individual experiences different behaviors and challenges, but there are a few signs you can look for before you decide whether to move onto the next steps.
Take a look at some of the key developmental milestones for your child’s first 5 years with this child development checklist for infants, toddlers and children. While it does not serve as a test for autism or disability, this list serves as a guide of skills in which to observe and discuss with your pediatrician.
Wonder if you should wait to find out whether your child has ASD? Early identification and therapy can impact your kid during their developmental prime. Hopebridge Founder Kim Strunk shares how getting the proper diagnosis and therapy for your kiddo can be life-changing.
If you think your child shows symptoms of autism, schedule an assessment with a qualified professional. One of Hopebridge’s psychologists built a diagnostic testing guide to give you a peek at what to expect.