How do I know if my child has autism?

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How do I know if my child has autism?


If your child is a little different than other children, doesn’t make eye contact after six months, doesn’t communicate or has other issues, you may be concerned about autism. Autism can be difficult to diagnose, and other problems, such as hearing issues, can cause similar symptoms. Learn more about this life altering illness and how you can help your child get the best care possible, if he or she does have autism.

Autism Symptoms

History and Details on Autism

Austism Speaks Organization

Austism Society of America


For support and help: Kentuckiana parents can find a list of support groups at


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