Risk of Autism in Subsequent Siblings

Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized
7 Apr 2013

Beginning April, Dr. Landa at The Kennedy Krieger Institute is offering a FREE developmental assessments for infants between ages 5 to 10 months who have an older sibling with autism and live within the Mid-Atalntic five-state region (Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Verginia) or District of Colombia.

The risk or likelihood of having a subsequent child with autism is about 20%.

Autism can be detected as early as 6 to 14 months of age.

Early detection can allow early intervention, that would in turn impact the learning capabilities, social skills, and communications skills.

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