Children with autism are affected by many factors that will shape their future. Overall, the long-term outcomes of children with
autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been improving. In general, the sooner ASD is identified, the sooner appropriate intervention programs can begin.
While some children make significant developmental gains with
early and intense intervention, some children may make slow progress depending on their intelligence, the severity of their ASD symptoms, and whether they have associated medical problems such as
seizures or significant
The goal of all parents is to help their child reach his full potential with the help of all available resources.