Autism Spectrum Disorder refers to a broad range of conditions that present challenges mainly with social and communication skills. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in the United States. 

Autism affects how the brain develops, therefore, the importance of early intervention in shaping brain development and outcomes. 

Important links:

https://www.autismspeaks.org

https://www.autismspeaks.org/provider/bilingual-behavioral-services-llc

Military families:

https://operationautism.org/base-post/fort-belvoir/

https://operationautism.org/autism-101/the-autism-spectrum/