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Helping A Child With Autism

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
08/22/11  5:20 PM PST

Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States. On average, 1 in 110 children have autism according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. Public awareness of the associated signs, symptoms and early treatment is also on the rise.

A wealth of autism resources have been developed to educate, assist and provide guidance and support to families. Organizations such as Autism Speaks and Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) offer valuable tools and information for parents.

Here are some helpful autism resources we’d like to share:

Guides and Kits:


Finding Local Resources:


For more information about Autism, including symptoms and treatment options, read “What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?”

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