Language and speech are essential parts of everyday life, but for many Americans, language and speech do not come easily. Language and speech disorders affect as many as 8 million people of all ages in the United States. If your child presents the signs of a language or speech disorder, testing for autism and other conditions can help you determine the origin of the problem. It is believed that up to 19% of preschool children have some form of language difficulty, which can sometimes be caused by autism spectrum disorders. Take a look at this infographic from PediaPlex, a Dallas center for autism and speech therapy, to learn more about language and speech disorders. You’ll also find out how therapy can help your child better understand others and express himself. Please share this important info with your friends and family.