CLINICAL TOPICS

Autism

Overview

Incidence and Prevalence

Signs and Symptoms

Causes

Roles and Responsibilities

Assessment

Treatment

Resources

ASHA Resources

ASHA'S Resources on Cognitive Referencing

ASHA Store Resources on Autism

Consumer Information:  Autism

DSM-5 Changes May Cause Billing Headaches

A Quick Guide to DSM-5 

State Insurance Mandates for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Organizations and Related Content

American Academy of Pediatrics' Autism Resources

Autism Now

Autism Speaks

Bilingual Autism Guide

Birth to 5:  Watch Me Thrive

Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Learn the Signs. Act Early

Easter Seals: Autism Services

Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder [PDF]

First Signs

First Words Project-The Florida State University College of Medicine: Autism Institute

Interactive Autism Network

Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorders-2012 Update

Marcus, L. M., Kunce, L. J., & Schopler, E. (2005). Working with families. In F. Volkmar, R. Paul, A. Klin, & D. Cohen (Eds.). Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders (3rd ed., pp. 1055-1086). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

National Autism Association

National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities

Rubin, E. (2012). Neurodevelopment of social competence; produced as a free webinar by the National Autistic Society .

Screening and Diagnosis of Autism:  Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society [PDF]

Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research: 2012 Update [PDF]

The Autism Genome Project Consortium. (2007). Mapping autism risk loci using genetic linkage and chromosomal rearrangements. Nature Genetics. DOI:10.1038/ng1985.

The Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The National Autism Center's National Standards Report [PDF]

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders

What Works Clearinghouse

References

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