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Resources: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Factsheets and Briefs
Websites
External Resources

Information and Resources from VDOE on Autism Spectrum Disorders may be found on this webpage, including Technical Assistance Documents on "Guidelines for Educating Students with ASD," "Models of Best Practice in the Education of Students with ASD," and "ASD and the Transition to Adulthood."



Asperger Syndrome

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Websites
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This website presents a fact sheet that answers commonly asked questions about Asperger Syndrome including what it is, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and life in adulthood. A valuable resource for an introduction into Asperger Syndrome.


This website provides basic information regarding the definition, symptoms and causes of Asperger Syndrome, the diagnosis, and treatment. Included in this informational site is coping strategies to help those who care for and support a person with Asperger Syndrome.


 

Autism

Factsheets and Briefs
External Resources

This website presents a fact sheet that answers commonly asked questions about Autism including what it is, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. A valuable resource for an introduction into Autism.


This website offers facts regarding the Autism Spectrum. It features information on the different disorders in the spectrum, signs and symptoms, the diagnosis, causes and risk factors, and treatment. It also looks at who is affected by ASD. Resources are provided if you are concerned that someone you know has a Spectrum disorder.


Centers for Disease Control Autism Case Training (Continuing Education) Course Goal: After completing all three modules, users will be able to: 1.Describe cognitive, language, motor, social, and emotional components of typical and atypical child behavior and development, 2.Identify the diagnostic process and best practices for supporting a family through screening and diagnosis, and 3.Identify early intervention approaches and clinical management strategies for children with autism spectrum disorders Who Should Take this Course? This introductory course was developed for pediatric health care providers. Curriculum Development: Course content comes from the Autism Case Training (ACT): A Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum. This was written by developmental-behavioral faculty and fellows from 10 Maternal and Child Health Bureau Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Programs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It has undergone external review by peers and field validation.


 

Characteristics and Signs

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This website provides a detailed booklet that describes Autism symptoms including indicators, primary and secondary characteristics, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.


Centers for Disease Control Autism Case Training (Continuing Education) Course Goal: After completing all three modules, users will be able to: 1.Describe cognitive, language, motor, social, and emotional components of typical and atypical child behavior and development, 2.Identify the diagnostic process and best practices for supporting a family through screening and diagnosis, and 3.Identify early intervention approaches and clinical management strategies for children with autism spectrum disorders Who Should Take this Course? This introductory course was developed for pediatric health care providers. Curriculum Development: Course content comes from the Autism Case Training (ACT): A Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum. This was written by developmental-behavioral faculty and fellows from 10 Maternal and Child Health Bureau Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Programs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It has undergone external review by peers and field validation.


 

 

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