No pointing, waving and gesturing by 12 months
No words or use of 1-word frequently by 15 months
Does not use mommy or daddy by 18 months</li></li></ul><li>An intensive multi-disciplinary therapy approach may be required to facilitate speech and language development. <br />TREATMENT: ST, ABA, OT<br />
The cause of Autism is unknown. However, we know that it affects the development of the brain and may be related to specific regions of the brain.<br />FAQ: What causes Autism?<br />
No, researchers have shown that there are no causal effect between vaccination and Autism. Please make sure your child receives all his shots to avoid preventable diseases.<br />FAQ: Do vaccines cause Autism?<br />
Early signs of Autism may appear prior to age 1. However, many children are not diagnosed until 24-months or much later.<br />FAQ: When can Autism be diagnosed?<br />
Since Autism is a disease of the brain, it is not curable. However, intensive therapy has been proven to be effective in reversing many of the negative side effects. <br />FAQ: Is Autism curable?<br />
The National Research Council reported an estimated cost of $3.2 million per child. Early intervention may yield a 65% reduction in spending.<br />
AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH CELEBRATION<br />Hosted by: OC Autism in collaboration with VPDCA & HCF<br />Date/Time: Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 2:00pm (Party) <br />Location: Adventure City Family Theme Park (Anaheim)<br />Park Hours: Opens 11am to 7pm (Rides and Attractions)<br />Admission: Discounted rate of $10.95 per person at the door<br />Description: Rides, Party, Awards Ceremony and Slideshow<br />More Info: www.adventurecity.com <br />Admissions: $10.96 per person (adult or child tickets)<br />
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