Autism Spectrum Disorder

7 Strategies to Help Gifted Autistic Students Succeed in College

About 1 out of every 100 students in American public schools has autism. A subset of these students also have academic gifts and talents in a broad range of areas, including math, science, technology, the humanities and the arts. These students are often referred to as “twice exceptional.” Read more ›

Nurturing the Holiday Spirit: Tips for Supporting Children with Autism

by Pardis Khosravi, PsyD, Clinical Director, Catherine T. Harvey Center for Clinical Services, CHC

The holiday season is a time filled with excitement, warmth, and joy, but it can also present challenges for children with autism. As we navigate this festive time, it’s essential to approach it with sensitivity and understanding. Read more ›

Learners with Autism: Inclusive Practices for Educators

These inclusive practices are valuable for any class. They are especially important for children with autism.

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Learning to Embrace Autism

This tool provides a framework for interacting with neurodiverse individuals in the workplace in ways that are respectful, inclusive, and welcoming. 

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Autism & Your Child: Talking to Your Pediatrician

Use this checklist to prepare for a conversation with your pediatrician or specialist.

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Parenting a Young Child with Autism

Sometimes parents don’t want to have their child screened for autism because they are afraid of labels, stigma and limitations. But while overwhelming, diagnosis can also bring support, services and maybe even relief. Read more ›

Books About Autism & Neurodiversity for Parents, Young Adults, Teens & Kids

The following selection of books includes resources for parents, young adults, kids, teens and tweens. Read more ›

3 Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Many children on the autism spectrum may show developmental differences during their infant and toddlers years, especially in social and language skills. Read more ›

5 Ways to Help a Child With Autism Learn Social Skills

Of course no parent likes to watch a child struggle in any scenario. For parents of children with autism, that struggle often takes place in social situations — in a classroom, on a playground or during a simple conversation. Read more ›

Autism Resources from Sesame Workshop [web resource]

Explore Sesame Workshop’s free, bilingual resources to help support the autistic children in your life. Read more ›

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