Both teachers and parents play unique roles in helping students with autism spectrum disorders master the learning process and gain confidence in their ability to learn. The guidance in this section will help you understand and support parents’ roles so they can most effectively support their child (and your own efforts).
Autism: Family & Friends – Evaluation
Assessment and evaluation information to help families understand how a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder is made, and how it might apply to their child.Read More
Autism – resources
Alternative Names Resources – autism Information The following organizations and links are good resources for information on autism: Association for Science in Autism Treatment | www.asatonline.org Autism Society of America | www.autism-society.org Autism Speaks | www.autismspeaks.org CDC’s Autism Information Center | www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism National Institute of Mental Health | www.nimh.nih.gov National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus | www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/autism.htmlRead More
Medications Some medications can help reduce symptoms that cause problems for your child in school or at home. Many other medications may be prescribed off-label, meaning they have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a certain use or for certain people. Doctors may prescribe medications off-label if they have […]Read More