Should I “wait and see” if my infant child is showing early signs of autism (ASD)?

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Should I “wait and see” if my infant child is showing early signs of autism (ASD)? | Eastside Speech Solutions

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that emerges in infancy but is often not diagnosed until 3 years of age. As Speech Pathologists, we are often the “first port of call” for parents worried about their child’s speech and language development. As a result, we often see many very young children with characteristics of what may be the early … Read More

What is Autism, important things to know

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AUTISM: Understanding common characteristics | Eastside Speech Solutions

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurological disability affecting the way a person thinks, feels, and experiences their daily environment. It is typically characterised by differences in communication (verbal and non-verbal), social interaction, and behaviour. Pediatricians provide the formal diagnosis of autism. Autism is often diagnosed when a child demonstrates difficulties in two main areas: social communication and/or interactions … Read More