By Deborah Mitchell for eMaxHealth.com
If you have a child with autism and you’re wondering what to get as his or her 6th birthday gift, a pet may be the answer. A pet could be the birthday gift that keeps on giving in important ways for many years, according to a new study.
Pets can help build social skills
One of the hallmark signs of autism spectrum disorder is social impairment, in which children have great difficulty relating to other people.
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