|Nemours: Individualized Education Plans|
|CDC: Vaccines and Autism Theory|
|Jeff, Age 35|
|Richard, Age 52|
|Medicaid State Waivers|
|NIMH: Autism Spectrum Disorders (pdf)|
There are a number of resources that are available for families and patients with autism. help a family cope with autism. In this section, we have provided an overview of different resources that are available for the families and patients with autism. Different types of resources include:
Advocacy groups, State by state government contacts, Parent support groups and Local autism organizations.
The parents and families of patients with autism have formed some of the most active and supportive advocay groups of any medical condition.
- Autism Centers
A list of centers that specialize in autism research and treatment
- Disability Centers
Even if a specific autism center is not available in your area, there may be a center that specializes in disabilities
- Clinical Examples
The Video examples of patients with autism that we have provided for medical education may also help families better understand the conditions that they face themselves.
- Developmental Checks
Warning signs during routine health care checks
- Screening Tools
Some screening tools that are available.
- State Resources
Contact information for each state
- AAP Policy
Policy and position statements from the A AP
Local support groups for families, advocacy organizations, treatment centers, and funding sources.