In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Babytalk has partnered with leading advocacy group Autism Speaks to offer the latest news about this complex developmental disorder which now affects as many as 1 in 150 children. Read on to learn more about autism, get inspired by families affected by it, and find out how you can get involved in the cause.
Solving the Puzzle of Autism
Why early intervention is key
Life With Autism
Meet three moms and their autistic sons, and find out how they cope
Baby Milestone Checklist
Concerned about your baby's development? Consult this checklist to see if he's on track
How to Learn More
Check out our roundup of informational resources
Join Autism Speaks Walks for Autism -- the nation's largest grassroots autism walk program. Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding biomedical research into autism causes and treatments, offering advice on early detection and treatment, and advocating on the behalf of families.
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