Autism News: Early Intervention, New Drug, and Autism Awareness Month
A new study finds that early intervention can help children with autism learn to communicate better. The study, which was published in the journal “Pediatrics,” found that children who received early intervention services were more likely to develop communication skills than children who did not receive these services.
New autism drug shows promise in clinical trials. The drug, called Auspex, is designed to help people with autism who struggle with social interactions. The drug was safe and effective in a clinical trial of 200 people.
Autism awareness month is celebrated in April. Autism awareness month is a time to raise awareness about autism and to support people with autism and their families. Many events and activities occur during autism awareness month, such as walks, runs, and educational events.
The CDC estimates that 1 in 54 children in the United States has autism. Autism is a developmental disorder that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges. People with autism may have difficulty interacting with others, communicating their thoughts and feelings, and understanding the world around them.
There is no cure for autism, but many treatments can help people with autism live entire and productive lives. Treatments for autism typically include a combination of therapy, medication, and education. Therapy can help people with autism learn social skills, communication skills, and how to manage their behavior. Medication can help to improve symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and aggression. Education can help people with autism learn academic skills and how to live independently.