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Autism

What is Autism?

        Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurobehavioral disorder characterized by impairments in social interactions and communication and the presence of repetitive and stereotypic patterns.

        Click here to learn the diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Helpful Links

The National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice logo and link

The National Clearinghouse on Autism Research and Practice

This website has a wealth of information on the science behind autism as well as best practices.

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Bright Hub Education's Article

"Guide to Teaching Children With Asperger's and High-Functioning Autism (HFA)" from Bright Hub provides resources for working with students with high functioning autism.