Early intervention is the key when treating children with autism

Bill Burke wasn’t sure what to think when his 2-year-old son suddenly stopped speaking and making eye contact and sometimes seemed unable to hear commands.
The behaviors were early warning signs of autism, signs Burke and his wife missed.
“We didn’t know what those things meant,” he said.
Two years later the boy was diagnosed with the disorder.
“Those years that have gone by are the prime time for treatment,” Burke said. “If I could have that ba...

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