The signs of autism often exist before the second birthday. Here are the early social communication milestones that are important to look for as your toddler grows. If your child is not meeting these milestones, talk to your pediatrician.
Social milestone: Smiles and laughs while looking at you.
Max Brewer was diagnosed with a mild form of autism when he was 3. His older brother, Arthur, also has autism and completed the Marcus Autism Center Early Intervention Program. “We had seen such great progress with Arthur, so we knew that we needed to start Max in the program, too,” Max’s mother, Therese, said.
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