This Five-Year-Old Boy Used To Be Non-Verbal — But Listen To Him Now!
This little cutie was nonverbal at the age of two, and subsequently diagnosed with autism. Now at age five, thanks to speech therapy, he is talking and reading!
Watch as he reads his book and interacts with his parents.
Way to go, Dominic! You’re a great reader!
The ability to speak is something many of us often take for granted. But it is something people with autism tend to struggle with.
You can help. Read on to learn how!
★ Speech Therapy ★
Effective communication is essential to social development and interaction with others. But a child on the spectrum may have trouble forming basic sounds and words, or expressing themselves in a context that makes sense to others.
Speech therapy can address a wide range of the types of communication problems children with autism experience. Just $15 can help provide a child with this type of therapy. NJ Boy with Autism Calls 911 After Teddy Bear Goes Missing, Police Officer Helps Him Find It: Click “Next” below!
C. Dixon likes to read, sing, eat, drink, write, and other verbs. She enjoys cavorting around the country to visit loved ones and experience new places, but especially likes to be at home with her husband, son, and dog.