Autism Family Night: Free ASD Screener for Children 1-5 yrs. – Presented by the Autism and Asperger Support Group of Bowling Green

When:
April 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2018-04-17T16:00:00-05:00
2018-04-17T19:00:00-05:00
Where:
Chick-fil-A
1766 Campbell Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42104
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
(270) 535-6571

April is Autism Awareness Month. A group of volunteers & professionals from Lifeskills, WKU Renshaw Early Childhood Center (Big Red School), Graves Gilbert Clinic, First Steps and the Autism & Asperger Support Group of Bowling Green (AASBG) have come together to provide families with free autism screenings for children ages 12 months to 5 years old. There will be goody bags for all who complete a screener on site. It only takes a few minutes, and our children are worth it!

• The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends autism specific screenings to be performed on all children at 18 month and 24 month well-child visits.

• 1 in 68 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum.

• Boys (1 in 42) are 5 times more likely to be diagnosed than girls (1 in 189).

• Evidence shows that early intervention improves long term outcomes for children on the autism spectrum.

Parent or legal guardian must be present for screener to be completed. For more information, call 270-535-6571 or Email [email protected].