April is Autism Month; how aware are you?
It seems these days each of us knows someone who has a child with Autism.
Reports say one out of every fifty children has some form of Autism.
I am a believer that every child deserves the best we can offer them.
We have to be aware.
Autism can be diagnosed early, these Early Signs of Autism in Infants are a few that, should you notice in your child, you may want to discuss with your child’s doctor.
There is no known cure for Autism; however, these 6 Home Remedies for Autism may offer relief.
Autism doesn’t know a social class.
It doesn’t have to be hidden in the closet– these famous people with Autism show greatness:
Diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, Satoshi Tajiri, creator of Pokemon, has been described by Nintendo officials as exceedingly creative but reclusive and eccentric.
Matt Savage was diagnosed with PDD ( Pervasive Development Disorder) at the age of three and later became a jazz prodigy.
Writer, linguist, educator and also coined as “1 of the 100 living geniuses in the world today,” Daniel Tammet is known as “Brainman.”
He claimed national attention in 2006 after writing a New York Times bestselling book called, Born On A Blue Day.
Tim Page, a famous critic, and author who won the Pulitzer Prize as a music critic for the Washington Post.
Daryl Hannah, an American actress, best known for her roles in Splash, Blade Runner, and Kill Bill was diagnosed as a child as being ‘borderline autistic.’
Matthew Laborteaux, an actor on Little House on the Prairie
April is Autism Awareness Month, and we are working together to raise awareness AND offer a fun Giveaway!
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What do you know about Autism?
Here are some facts from The Autism Society:
1 percent of the population of children in the U.S. ages 3-17 have an autism spectrum disorder.
Prevalence is estimated at 1 in 88 births.
1 to 1.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder.
Fastest-growing developmental disability; 1,148% growth rate.
10 – 17 % annual growth.
$60 billion annual costs.
Stay tuned for our next giveaway for Autism Awareness month!
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