Early Intervention


Simon’s Story: A Parent’s Tale of Fear, Hope, and Perseverance

How old is your child and when were they diagnosed with ASD? My son, Simon*, is 9.  He was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when he was 2 ½ years old. When did you sense something was different about your child? I knew something was different when Simon was about 18 months old.  We attended Mommy and Me classes together and the other children in the classes were starting to say words.  Some were even speaking in sentences. Simon had

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Empowering Families and Diminishing Costs: The Transformative Impact of Early Autism Intervention

Early intervention not only benefits the child but also has profound socio-economic implications. A 2021 study published in JAMA Pediatrics reported that the lifetime cost for a person with autism can range from $1.4 million to $2.4 million. These costs encompass health care, education, ASD-related therapy, family-coordinated services, and caregiver time. Early intervention can significantly reduce these lifetime costs by boosting the child’s independence and reducing the need for intensive support later in life. Early Intervention: Improving Family Dynamics Moreover,

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Maximizing Outcomes for Children with Autism Through Early Intervention: An Analytical Perspective 

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), often known as autism, is a developmental disorder affecting social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. Recognized mainly in early childhood, numerous studies highlight early intervention’s crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals with autism. This article delves into recent statistics and the impact of early intervention for autistic children. Incidence and Early Diagnosis of Autism Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2022 indicates that about 1 in

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