ASD and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Appearing to have its roots in very early brain development, the most obvious signs of autism and symptoms of autism tend to emerge between 2 and 3 years of age.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1 in 68 American children have ASD — a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years. Studies also show that autism is 4 to 5 times more common among boys than girls. An estimated 1 out of 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism in the United States.
Our mission is to work with families and their children/young adults with Autism spectrum disorder to improve their quality of life and to achieve their maximum independence.
The Samatrem Group, Inc.
4600 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: +1 (301)595-5450