A ‘diagnosis’ describes your child’s abilities, difficulties and needs.
And it can help guide treatment and intervention for your child and help your child get services and funding to support his development – for example, extra help at school.
Parents of children with ASD are always trying to plan and prepare ahead of time.
Unfortunately, we can’t account for every detail but here are a few tips for reducing the stress associated with back to school. Peter Faustino Read More Comments (0) Guest blog post from Autism Speaks Science Board Member John Elder Robison, author of Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s and Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian Last year I participated in the Autism Speaks-CDC workshop on evaluating changes in the prevalence of autism.
Read More Comments (0) Denis Rogers has a grandchild that was diagnosed as being on the Autism Spectrum at around eighteen months. A.) Program, Denis started his grandchild on an intensive program of activities aimed at facilitating coordination and motor skills development.
Now that the CDC has published the meeting summary, I’d like to offer a few thoughts on the discussions and findings that came out of this meeting.
Read More Our classroom team consists of a teacher and two Educational Assistants who work with a dynamic group of teenagers with diagnosis that include Autism, FASD and acquired brain injuries.
There’s no single test for diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children and teenagers.
Instead, diagnosis is based on: Diagnosis usually involves many specialists and professionals testing and assessing your child – this is called a multidisciplinary assessment.