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Benefits of Early Diagnosis for Children on the Autism Spectrum How can early diagnosis of ASD and access to care help kids on the spectrum achieve their potential?

Autistic child girl holding ribbon symbol of colorful pieces of jigsaw together for day of raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world.

  During Maya’s* first birthday celebration, her mother knew something was different. “We were singing ‘Happy Birthday,’ and she had such a blank stare. In that moment, I knew something was off,” recalls Elizabeth Chaillou, who perhaps had special insight into typical childhood milestones given that Maya is the youngest …

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Partners on the Journey Parents of children with autism don’t have to go it alone. Pathfinders for Autism provides the support they need.

Pathfinders for Autism

  Nabila and Tariq Syed’s son Nihal and daughter Sania celebrate life through their very existence. With their zest for living, the kids keep their parents on their toes. When Nihal was diagnosed with autism at 2 1/2 years old, Nabila and Tariq began gathering as many resources as possible …

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The Children’s Guild: Transformation Academy to Open in Baltimore The school will primarily serve students on the autism spectrum with an emphasis on adult living skills

The Children's Guild: Transformation Academy

The Children’s Guild: Transformation Academy Opens in Baltimore City Oct. 18. A new nonpublic 12-month day school will provide special education services to children on the autism spectrum in Baltimore City. Located at 6802 McClean Blvd., The Children’s Guild: Transformation Academy will serve students ages 5-21 with a primary diagnosis …

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Verbal Beginnings To Present Seminar on Mealtime Issues and Feeding Disorder Treatment Program focuses on caring for children on the autism spectrum

Verbal Beginnings is presenting a free webinar “Mealtime Issues and Feeding Disorder Treatment for Children on the Autism Spectrum” on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. This informational webinar presented by Ben Sarcia, MA, BCBA, LBA, BSL, clinical director of the Healthy Beginnings Program at Verbal Beginnings, will discuss how …

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