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Autism is a challenge for the entire family. These articles can help you better understand the disorder, identify the symptoms, and overcome the obstacles your child faces.

Boy Behind Glass

As a parent, you never want to believe that your precious child may have a problem. But when it comes to autism, catching it early can make a huge difference. The younger your child is at diagnosis, the greater the impact your intervention and treatment can have on the symptoms of autism and other developmental problems.

If you suspect autism in your infant, toddler or older child, investigate the possibility of an autism spectrum disorder and take action by learning all you can about what you can do and seeking help.

Learn about autism

Pensive boy Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Parent’s Guide to Symptoms and Diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum

Autism Symptoms and Early Signs: What to Look for in Babies, Toddlers, and Children

Helping Children with Autism: Autism Treatment Strategies and Parenting Tips

Autism Behavior Problems: What’s Triggering Your Child’s Outbursts?

Program for Stress Relief:
Manage Overwhelming Stress and Emotions

Additionally, it takes energy and focus to face major life challenges. You and your child can gain strength through regular exercise, a healthy diet, and activities that reduce stress.