For Parents

Learn the Signs. Act Early.

American Academy of Pediatrics Parent Information About Autism external icon

Center for Disease Control: Autism

Vaccine Safety

Help with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and Related Disordersexternal icon

Autism Speaks 100 Day Kitexternal icon

First Signsexternal icon

For Providers (from the American Academy of Pediatrics)

Sugar-Coaters and Straight-Talkers: Communicating About Developmental Delays in Primary Careexternal icon

American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Children with Disabilitiesexternal icon


Greenspan SI, Brazelton TB, Cordero J, et al. Guidelines for early identification, screening, and clinical management of children with Early Warning Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Pediatrics. 2008;121:828-30.

Gupta VB, Hyman SL, Johnson CP, et al. Identifying children with autism early? Pediatrics. 2007;119:152-3.

Johnson CP,Meyers S, Council on Children with Disabilities. American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Report: Identification and evaluation of children with autism spectrum disorder. Pediatrics. 2007;120:1183-215 (specifically 1190-2).

Zwaigenbaum L, Bryson S, Lord C, et al. Clinical assessment of toddlers with suspected autism spectrum disorder: insights from studies of high-risk infants. Pediatrics. 2009;123:1383-91.


Transcript: Part I pdf icon[188 KB, 3 Pages, Print Only]

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Talking to parents about a concerning screen pdf icon[2 MB, 1 Page, Print Only]

Autism Fact Sheet pdf icon[125 KB, 2 Pages, Print Only]