Reading the Signs

Autism a complex disorder but can be detected as early as 18 months old by medical experts. With early diagnosis and intervention, your child with autism can develop to his or her full potential.

If you suspect that your child is displaying some of the traits of autism, consult with your family doctor or one of these medical institution that offers autism assessment:

Child Development Unit @ Jurong Medical Centre — for children under the age of seven

Developmental & Behavioural Paediatric Services @ NUH's Children's Clinic 2 — for children aged seven to 12

Department of Child Development, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Neuro Behavioural Clinic, Institute of Mental Health Singapore — for children and youths aged five to 19 years old