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Early Intervention Resources for Families with Young Children

Research shows that early intervention (birth - age three) improves outcomes for children with autism and other special needs. Two good resources for families are:   NECTAC (National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center) with an overview of early intervention, data, and contacts...

Steps to Empower Families to Access Early Intervention

In my six years as Autism Resource Specialist in the Center for Children with Special Needs at Floating Hospital for Children in Tufts Medical Center in Boston, I have met with hundreds of families in the moments after their young child receives an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Although...