Autism Spectrum Disorder and Communication Development

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Communication Development

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Special Needs
It’s World Autism Awareness Day! April 2nd each year is the day we celebrate our little friends who have ASD, and all of the amazing things they have accomplished. It’s also a chance to spread awareness of ASD. In this spirit, I thought I’d put together a list of some of the common communication difficulties children with ASD experience. While not all children with ASD will experience communication difficulties, the majority will at some point in their lives. For many parents, these difficulties can be one of the earliest signs that a child’s development is not following the expected pattern. The communication skills and development of children with ASD range greatly from non-verbal to completely typical, and the particular difficulties experienced will differ from child to child. Despite how varied…
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