Social Communication

Social Communication Difficulties/Resources

What If I'm Concerned About My Child's Social Development?

Social Communication Development:

What is Autism?

  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.  There is often nothing about how people and ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways that are different from most other people. Screening and Diagnosis
  • The Autism Navigator is a unique collection of web-based tools and courses developed to bridge the gap between science and effective evidence-based practice.
  • Signs & Symptoms of Autism
  • First Words Project: Online Autism Screening and Resources
  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability caused by differences in the the brain.  Scientists do not know yet exactly what causes these differences for most people with ASD. What is Autism?

Resources for children with Autism

  • Knowledge is power, particularly in the days after an autism diagnosis. The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit helps families of children ages four and under make the best possible use of the 100 days following the diagnosis.