100 Day Kit for Families of School Age Children Newly Diagnosed with Autism

What you'll find in this guide:

Why was my child diagnosed? How does a diagnosis benefit my child? How is autism diagnosed?

Definition Diagnostic criteria Prevalence Causes

Social symptoms Communication difficulties Repetitive behaviors Executive functioning and theory of mind Common strengths Physical and mental issues

Reacting to the diagnosis Strategies for support Caring for the caregiver Disclosure Supporting your other children 15 tips for families 10 dos and don'ts after an autism diagnosis

Treatment options Applied Behavior Analysis Cognitive behavioral therapy Treatment for associated conditions

Special education eligibility Individualized Education Programs Transition services Setting up school services

Creating your team Managing your team Technology Strategies to support your child

Community life