• APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

    1 month ago - By Alameda Pediatric Dentistry

    April is World Autism Awareness Month and is held in recognition of people living with Autism. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States today.
    WHAT IS AUTISM?
    Autism, or autism spectrum disorder , refers to a wide range of conditions characterized by challenges with social interaction, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. Signs of autism usually appear by age two or three, but some developmental delays can appear, and often be diagnosed, as early as 18 months.
    Every individual on the autism...
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