We went to 100 Drs after Jessica stopped talking at the age of 18 months. Know one called it autism back then. This was 1993. It took almost 6 more years until we got a Dr to say the words autism. Maybe we could have done more, but the people around me know I did all I could. But today more can be done...and the earlier the better!
"Researchers have shown for the first time that if a child is diagnosed with autism as early as 18 months of age, offering the toddler age-appropriate, effective therapy can lead to raised IQ levels and improved language skills and behavior." READ MORE HERE