Diagnosing and Supporting Children on the Autism Spectrum

IT IS ONE OF THE MOST CONFUSING AND MYSTERIOUS NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS IMPACTING CHILDREN AT A VERY EARLY AGE. AUTISM CONTINUES TO RAISE SO MANY QUESTIONS FOR DOCTORS AND PARENTS.  WE TAKE A CLOSER LOOK DURING AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH.

Resources:

Autism Speaks: https://www.autismspeaks.org/capital-area  

DC Strong Start: https://osse.dc.gov/service/strong-start-dc-early-intervention-program-dc-eip

Howard University Speech & Hearing Clinic: 202-806-6991   http://communications.howard.edu/programs/speech-and-hearing-clinic/  

Dr. Annapurni Jayam-Trouth, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology, Howard University Hospital

Faye Painter, Executive Director, Autism Speaks, National Capital Area.

Dr. Martine Elie , Ph.D., Clinical Director, Howard University Speech & Hearing Clinic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harold Fisher


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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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