I recently read an article with regards to parents of autistic kids by Kara Corridan.
In our October issue, out any day now, we have a special report by Darshak Sanghavi, M.D., called “Understanding Autism.”checklist In it Dr. Sanghavi, a member of the Parents advisory board, explores what is and isn’t known about autism’s causes, how the condition is identified and diagnosed, and the growing trend among researchers to focus on early intervention to help children with autism succeed.
What many parents of young children will want to know, of course, is how they can tell whether their child might be at risk for autism (note that they do not diagnose). And there are two important tools available to help moms and dads do just that—fairly simple questionnaires that take only a few minutes to complete. As we explain in our story:
For the rest of the story click here–>http://www.parents.com/blogs/goodyblog/2011/09/tools-for-parents-who-worry-about-autism/