Autism Early Intervention: Inspiring Stories
When 10-month-old Janie wasn’t babbling or responding to her name, early intervention at Kennedy Krieger’s Center for Autism made all the difference.
Knowing that autism is more likely to occur in siblings of children with autism, Colin’s parents sought intervention through a Kennedy Krieger study for one-year-old siblings of children with autism.
Kennedy Krieger’s Early Achievements intervention program helped give Addie the keys to language that she couldn’t grasp on her own.
After early intervention helped her son Matthew, Marlo Lemon teamed up with Kennedy Krieger’s Center for Autism for minority outreach.
Dominic and his younger brother, Dylan, have autism, but thanks to early intervention at Kennedy Krieger, both are making great strides, socially and emotionally.
A simple diagnostic test may help parents and pediatricians identify babies at risk for autism as early as six months of age.
Kennedy Krieger study focuses on following children through the "gray period" of language development.