early signs

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Autism Brief – Early Indicators of Autism (Red Flags for ASD) in Infants and Toddlers

Maryann Trott MA, BCBA Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Division Download a printable version of this post here. One of the questions most often asked of the individuals that work in the Autism programs is “How early can you tell if a child has autism?” followed by “What are the signs?” According to Dr. Lauren Elder who is the assistant director of dissemination science at Autism Speaks, it is a complicated question because of the variation in the way that children develop and the signs of autism are manifested. That said, some of the early behavioral signs may begin to […]