Wear Blue on Thursday, April 1 – DGH Recognizes World Autism Day!

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Check out the Autism Speaks website to learn more about autism. People with autism often suffer from other medical and mental health conditions. Roughly 30 to 60 percent of individuals diagnosed with autism will also be diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder). Anxiety will affect between 10 and 40 percent of autistic people, and epilepsy up to another one-third.

Knowing more about the challenges of autism certainly gives one greater appreciation of the autism’s impact. Take just a few minutes today to learn more.