Sesame Street Takes on Autism Awareness
Sesame Street is hoping parents will consider early screenings for autism.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends screening for every child at the 18- and 24-month well-child visits.
According to a recent survey conducted by the ad council and autism speaks, most kids are being diagnosed between ages 4 and 5, and that age is higher for low income and minority children.
For help identifying the signs of autism, a screening questionnaire, and more information on support for before, during and after an autism diagnosis, click here.