Access

Autism Community Comprehensive Education and Support Service (ACCESS)

— Autism and Your Child: A Guidebook for Parents. [Spanish PDFs]
This parent-friendly packet of information and resources is designed to assist and support parents of newly-diagnosed children on the autism spectrum as they enter into the service delivery system, confront the often confusing array of therapies and interventions, and seek to meet the conflicting needs of various family members.  It will be available in hard-copy and online in both English and Spanish.

ACCESS: Autism Community Comprehensive Education and Support Service

Autism and Your Child: A Guidebook for Parents

This parent-friendly packet of information and resources is designed to assist and support parents of newly-diagnosed children on the autism spectrum as they enter into the service delivery system, confront the often confusing array of therapies and interventions, and seek to meet the conflicting needs of various family members.  It will be available in hard-copy and online in both English and Spanish.
Autism and Your Child: A Guidebook for Parents [click the images to download the PDF]

What is Autism?

What’s inside…

  • Introduction
  • What is Autism
  • What are the Common Signs of Autism in Children
  • What are the Different Types of Autism
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What do I do Next?

What’s inside…

  • How Can Autism be Treated?
  • What Causes Autism?
  • What Can Family And Friends
  • Do to Help?
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Where Can I Get More Help?

What’s inside…

  • Resource List
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What Can I Do If I Think My Child Has Autism?

What’s inside…

  • What are Special Education and an IEP
  • The most effective IEP development process happens like this
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DSM – IV | Criteria for Autism

What’s inside…

  • 299.00 Autistic Disorder
  • 299.80 Developmental Disorder
  • 299.80 Asperger’s
  • 299.80 Rett’s Disorder
  • 299.10 Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
  • Common Acronyms
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Voices of Experience

Short Stories.

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