LIGHT  IT  UP  BLUE

Photo Credit: Caroline Hernandez

April is... 

National Autism Awareness Month

 

Photo Credit: Mitch Walker


On April 2nd, many landmarks around the globe will light up blue! Join them and light your home or business blue

 

“The most interesting people you’ll find are ones that don’t fit into your average cardboard box. They’ll make what they need, they’ll make their own boxes,”

Dr. Temple Grandin

 

ABOUT  AUTISM

Much of the  information in this section has been taken from the website Autism Speaks, with the exception of the article by our own SPS therapist, Michael Goldman

 

LEARN THE SIGNS OF AUTISM

One of the most important things you can do as a parent or caregiver is to learn the early signs of autism and become familiar with the typical developmental milestones that your child should be reaching.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF AUTISM?

Autism’s core symptoms are social communication challenges and restricted, repetitive behaviors.

WHAT CAUSES AUTISM?

One of the most common questions asked after a diagnosis of autism, is what caused the disorder.

AUTISM FACTS AND FIGURES

Learn more about the prevalence, associated medical and mental health conditions.

AUTISM, TEENS  & DEPRESSION

By Michael H. Goldman, LCSW


Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum have an increased vulnerability to developing depression.

INTERNET SAFETY

Guide to Internet Safety for individuals and families on the Autism Spectrum.

RESOURCES

Links to helpful websites and information

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