Resources Tagged With: autism

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Center for Parent Information and Resources [web resource]

CPIR logoThe 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 ›

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Developmental Milestones of Early Childhood [presentation]

Did you know 85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5? And toddler’s brains develop more than one hundred trillion brain connections? It’s a very important time of life, filled with potential. Early childhood program manager Dr. Melanie Hsu and doctoral intern Nicole Stettler share their expertise on developmental milestones in the areas of motor skills, cognitive development, communication, social-emotional development, and more. Read more ›

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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry [web resource]

The mission of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers. Read more ›

The Mighty [web resource]

The Mighty logoThe 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 ›

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Parents Helping Parents [web resource]

ParentsHelpingParentsParents Helping Parents (PHP) helps families who have children of any age with special needs.

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. Read more ›

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Council for Exceptional Children [web resource]

CEC LogoThe Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. Read more ›

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Medline Plus: Medical Information Resource [web resource]

medline logoMedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health‘s Web site produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. MedlinePlus provides information on over 975 diseases and conditions and includes directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to clinical trials. Read more ›

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HelpGuide.org [web resource]

helpguideHelpGuide 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 ›

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Learn the Signs and Ask for Help if You’re Concerned [downloadable]

autism-cover_152383_1Doctors diagnose ASD by looking at a child’s behavior and development. Young children with ASD can usually be reliably diagnosed by age 2.

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 ›

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Supporting Success for an Autistic Child, Ages 7 through Teen [presentation]

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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