October 19, 2008
Yampa Valley Medical Center Occupational Therapist Beth Staunton administers observational exams at children's 18- and 24-month wellness screenings. She said detecting an autism spectrum disorder before a child reaches 4 years old can improve the chances of that child being able to handle the challenges of the condition later in life.
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Early intervention helps children, families cope with spectrum disorder
It didn't take Craig resident Michele Dugan long to notice something was different about her youngest son.