Early screening for autism can open a world of possibilities
Being a parent is hard work. There can be so much to do in a day, and one of our most important jobs is to help our child be the best that they can be. One of the ways to do that is to screen your child for autism.
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About the Awareness Campaign
Autism can reliably be diagnosed by age 2, but the average age of diagnosis in the U.S. is about 5 years old. This bilingual awareness campaign encourages parents and caregivers of young children to spot the signs of autism early and seek support when they need it, with the creative illustrating how identifying a child’s unique needs can be a pivotal turning point to help them achieve better outcomes.
See Amazing in Your Child
Julia is an amazing four-year-old Sesame Street friend with autism. She is part of a nationwide initiative called Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, developed with input from people with autism, parents, and the autism community. Autism Speaks is proud to partner with Sesame Workshop and Ad Council to raise awareness about early screening and early intervention.Meet Julia