Check out these sites to get autism information, locate experts near you, and connect with other parents via these Web sites' support groups:
American Academy of Pediatrics - www.aap.org
Autism Research Institute - www.autismwebsite.com
Autism Society of America - www.autism-society.org
Autism Speaks - www.autismspeaks.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - www.cdc.gov/actearly
Cure Autism Now- www.canfoundation.org
First Signs, Inc. - www.firstsigns.org
REACT Foundation - www.reactfoundation.org
Hallie Levine Sklar is a freelance health and fitness writer who lives in New York City with her husband, Jamie.
Originally published in American Baby magazine, November 2006.
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