April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is World Autism Day!
These observances offer the opportunity to highlight the increasing number of children identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the substantial burden on families and health, educational and other support services, as well as an opportunity to celebrate the unique perspectives of those living with ASD.
Visit the Center for Disease Control to learn more.
Throughout the month, the Child and Family Development blog will contain information about autism spectrum disorders, including:
- our services
- community organizations, including Autism Society- Mecklenbrug County, Autism Charlotte
- national organizations including Autism Speaks and Autism Society
- latest research
Our team of more than 30 therapists provides services to kids with autism including: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy, as well as Educational and Psychological testing and counseling.
Don’t forget to Light It Up Blue on April 2 and all month!