4/6/2009

Minority parents and those who don't speak English fluently may have more trouble finding help for their children with autism and have fewer chances of getting early intervention, says Bob Wright of Autism Speaks. "If you are African-American, Hispanic or your first language is not English, then you're highly likely to be diagnosed in kindergarten or first grade," he said. "And then, in that situation, you've missed out on all the earlier interventions."

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