Autism, part of a group of disorders known as autism spectrum disorders (ASD), is a complex neurobiological disorder that typically lasts throughout a person's lifetime. Learn about common signs, causes, treatment, and services available for children with autism.
Review Date: April 04, 2012
This booklet defines autism, and answers questions about treatment approaches, medications, and options for enhancing social skills and opportunities for learning. Coping strategies for family members are discussed as well.
Review Date: July 14, 2014
NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH
Easter Seals offers services to support adults with autism as they navigate through the barriers they are likely to encounter in their day-to-day lives, such as finding a job, day programs, residential support to live on their own, community and recreation activities, and financial planning.
Review Date: March 13, 2013
Easter Seals Inc.
Find local resources, providers, services, and support for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Review Date: November 16, 2012
The Autism Society
Easter Seals has more than 500 centers nationwide offering services that help people living with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs.
Review Date: February 01, 2013
Easter Seals Inc.
This multimedia site features brief information on a variety of mental health topics including, anxiety, autism, depression, panic disorder, and more. Listen to taped presentations in the English, Russian, Spanish and Somali languages.
Review Date: January 15, 2013
Healthy Roads Media
Many of NICHCY’s visitors are looking to connect with organizations specializing in a particular disability or topic. Here, you can connect with many national disability organizations and information resource centers.
Review Date: December 04, 2012
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities