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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some great new resources this year to add to its full range of autism-related information for pediatricians and families including Sound Advice on Autism for parents who have received a diagnosis of Autism for their child, Behavioral Principles Fact Sheet, and Nutrition and Eating Problems.
Autism changes in the DSM V: A step toward clarifying a confusing diagnosis
Autism Diagnosis Criteria in the DSM V
The Autism Society The nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
Autism Speaks provides many ideas to celebrate Autism Awareness Month in addition to information and resources.
Autism Science Foundation also offers information and resources including activity ideas on their Pinterest site.
Behavioral Therapy with an Individual with Asperger's Disorder Improving emotional identification and coping in individuals with ASDs can help to improve social deficits.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) CARD is headquartered in Tarzana, California with offices throughout the U.S. and around the globe. Visit their website for more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website
People with autism have a greater ability to process information, study suggests.
Students with Autism Transition Resource: New Toolkit to Make Doctor Visits Less Overwhelming for Adults with Autism
Sound Advice on Autism for parents who have received a diagnosis of Autism for their child. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers a collection of interviews with pediatricians, researchers and parents about such topics as diagnosis, treatment, common therapies, and advice for families on autism (and other health related topics) including an interview with Dr. James M. Perrin, president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Source: The American Academy of Pediatrics.