Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mental Disorders in Children from 4-19 are More Common Than You Think - 1st symptoms and how you can discover and treat them early.

When you have a child with autism, it's easy to overlook milder behavior issues in the siblings we've labeled as typical.  It is also easy to think a sibling's challenging behaviors come out of the challenges of being the sibling to a special needs brother or sister.

Looking at an infographic this morning I was reminded how common it is for multiple siblings to be on the spectrum or suffer from other mental disorders, even when they are far less obvious than autism.

Here's the infographic...don't know about you, but it hits home with me.



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