Autism Diagnoses Tend to Come Later for
African American Children.
Autism occurs in 1 in 44 children.
Early diagnosis and intervention has lifetime consequences for these children and their families.
The signs of autism can be detected by 18 to 24 months. And yet most children with autism are not diagnosed until 4-5 years of age and miss the opportunity for early intervention.
For parents, professionals, and anyone interested in learning about autism
What you do and say can make all the difference.
When you join Baby Navigator, you are creating your account to My Baby Navigator that will be customized for your baby's age, with links to resources that grow as your baby grows.
The earlier you join, the more resources you can be using as your baby is growing.
The National Black Church Initiative invites you to join Baby Navigator.
Text joy3 to 855-692-2291 to register.
Our Health Emergency Declaration in
of the significance of
Disorders in the African
The best time to get ready for preschool is between 9 and 16 months. The milestones that matter most are the ones that come before words. Check out our 16 by 16 Lookbooks "16 Gestures by 16 Months" and "16 Actions with Objects" to learn the critical milestones that children should reach by 16 months.
Bridging the Gap Between Science & Community Practice