According to the CDC, about 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here are resources that can help.
Lisa Smith, the mother of seven, two with special needs, blogs about her experiences with her son Tate, who has autism.
Nicole Mays talks about teaching students with Autism. Includes personal insights and helpful ideas. Highly recommended.
A go to place from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for resources on everything from the latest news to therapy and coping information.
This kit provides helpful information about students with autism, along with tools and strategies to achieve positive interactions and increase learning for all members of the school community.
With input from respected experts in the field of autism and special education, and experienced parents, caregivers and teachers, the kit includes an introduction to autism and specific strategies for supporting students.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also has a range of resources on Autism at the web site.