The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities. Read more ›
Resources Tagged With: ASD
The Mighty is an online platform for people facing disability, disease and mental illness.
Having a disability or disease doesn’t have to be isolating, and The Mighty provides a safe supportive community for people (including teens and young adults) to tell their stories, connect with others and raise support for the causes they believe in. Read more ›
HelpGuide is a non-profit web resource with over 250 articles, interactive quizzes and other resources covering 31 topics. The site contains self-help tools to help readers to effectively deal with mental, emotional and social health challenges.
In collaboration with Harvard Health Publications, the consumer health publishing division of Harvard Medical School, a subset of comprehensive evidence-based articles have been adapted from Harvard Health Publications for HelpGuide’s readers. Read more ›
Some babies with ASD may seem different very early in their development. Others may seem to develop typically until the second or even third year of life, but then parents start to see problems. Learn more about developmental milestones that young children should reach at www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones .
Older children and adolescents should be screened for ASD when a parent or teacher raises concerns based on observations of the child’s social, communicative, and play behaviors. Read more ›
This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Dr. Emily Hsu focuses on the ways in which you can support a child age 7 through teen who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.
You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
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