Informational Materials

Autism Indicators. Cover Image

CARD Autism Indicators

Signs to look for prior to 24 months. This is a small tri-fold business size card.

A Journey with Autism. Cover Image

A Journey with Autism

Booklet that gives a quick overview of the autism spectrum disorder, resources, and miscellaneous information.

 

Useful Links

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The Office of the Administration for Children & Families Early Childhood Development

Autism Awareness and Acceptance in Early Childhood Education web page contains resources about ASD made specifically for early childhood providers. The web page includes ASD fact sheets, tips written for early childhood providers, and links to many other sites that offer free, high quality resources for families and provider.


CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.”

This program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need.


Early Signs of Autism, Video Tutorial

To improve recognition of the early signs of ASD among pediatricians, parents, and early intervention providers, autism researcher Dr. Rebecca Landa of Kennedy Krieger Institute has developed a free 9-minute video tutorial on ASD behavioral signs in one-year-olds. The tutorial consists of 6 video clips comparing toddlers who show no signs of ASD to toddlers who show early signs of ASD. Each video is presented with voice-over explaining how the specific behaviors exhibited by the child, as they occur on screen, are either indicative of ASD or typical child development.


Early Steps (Florida)

Florida’s statewide, comprehensive, coordinated, multi-disciplinary, interagency system to provide early intervention services and supports to infants and toddlers with disabilities and to their families.


First Signs, Inc.

A national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and professionals about the early warning signs of autism and related disorders. Site discusses early warning signs and screening tools.


First Words Project

The Infant/toddler Checklist of Communication and Language Development. A web site for parents who have developmental concerns about their infants who are between 6 months to 24 months old.

Resources

Autism Library

Online Training

Support Groups

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