Autism

Autism

What is Autism?

Also known as autism spectrum disorder, autism includes a broad range of conditions including social skill challenges, repetitive behavior issues, and speech and nonverbal communication delays and challenges.  It includes a number of subtypes both genetic and environmental.  It’s not unusual for those with autism to experience medical issues, sleep disorders, sensory sensitivity, anxiety, depression and attention issues.  Approximately 1 in 54 children is affected in the United States with signs of the disorder usually appearing by the age of 2 or 3.  Autism Speaks

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Assistance

Autism Service Provider & Beyond  (630) 548-0749 

The Autism Therapy Group  (847) 465-9556 

Caravel  Autism Health Naperville  (630) 793-1074  

Center for Autism & Related Disorders  

  • Plainfield, IL: (779) 234-4249
  • Naperville, IL: (779) 234-4249 
  • Aurora, IL: (630) 401-8311