Autism Awareness Month: Arm Yourself with Knowledge

April is the nationally recognized month for Autism Awareness. North Shore Pediatric Therapy has developed a resource page to spread the word and support education of Autism.
CHICAGO - March 26, 2015 - PRLog -- April is the nationally recognized month for Autism Awareness with the Light it up Blue Celebration on April 2, 2015. As the saying goes, “knowledge is power” we at North Shore Pediatric Therapy are on a mission to support Autism Speaks ( in spreading education and awareness.

Did you know*

Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys
Autism prevalence figures are growing
Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the U.S.
Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
There is no medical detection or cure for autism

Visit our resources page for information to further spread the word:


With 6 locations, North Shore Pediatric Therapy (NSPT) is the only concierge health and wellness center for children and young adults, that combines the power of multiple disciplines, first class service, and inspiring results, that has become the company’s hallmark. Deemed a Thought Leader in pediatric therapy, NSPT brings Peace of Mind to thousands of children and their families with its invigorating blend of positive environment, heroic staff, and blossoming kids.  NSPT provides the ultimate discovery that challenges can be overcome, and happiness restored.  Our team is comprised of Neuropsychology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Social Work, Nutrition, and Academic Specialists.  Visit us at

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