Misdiagnosis of Autism in children of color

The prevalence of autism diagnoses in the US has more than doubled since 2002, according to Spectrum News, an independent news source with a focus on autism research founded by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI).This increase in diagnosis is relatively equal across socioeconomic groups, but the overall total percentages of children diagnosed with autism … Continue reading Misdiagnosis of Autism in children of color

Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children

Autism is a condition that can cause developmental delays, trouble with communication and repetitive behavior. In 2017, one of America’s most enduring children’s programs introduced a character with autism, and new research suggests a little information can go a long way toward making all kids feel included.Source: Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children … Continue reading Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children