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 Common strengths Physical and mental issues
Reacting to the diagnosis Caring for the caregiver Supporting your other children 15 tips for families
Treatment options Applied Behavior Analysis and distinct subtypes Treatment for associated conditions
Benefits of early intervention Choosing the right treatment Getting services started Autism and insurance
Creating your team Managing your team Technology Safety