Many of you have probably already heard the new numbers. The CDC just released their new data on March 24. 1 in 68 children have been diagnosed with Autism.
Read more here. If you have ANY concerns about your child regarding speech/language, behavior, or social skills please call for an evaluation or consider having your child screened (if between ages 3-5) at your local school district.
Early Intervention is key!
Lately I've been reading up a lot on nutrition and the link with conditions causing speech/language disorders. I'm fascinated. I think I'll be posting more on this topic as I come across articles worth sharing.
Here's one on inflammation and mother's nutrition during pregnancy.
Alexandria Zachos is the founder of SB (Social Butterfly Inc.) Speech Therapy. She has been a practicing Speech Language Pathologist for over 12 years.