Early Intervention and Education for Autism Spectrum Disorder - Resources

General Information for Families

How is autism treated
www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatmentexternal icon

Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit: A tool kit to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis
https://www.autismspeaks.org/tool-kit/100-day-kit-young-childrenexternal icon

Autism Speaks website – family services section has numerous resources for families and links to accessing community supports
https://www.autismspeaks.org/help-and-informationexternal icon

Family Voices – Family-to-family health information centers (F2F HICs): Non profit family-staffed organizations that provide support, information, resources, and training  to families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who serve them
http://familyvoices.org/external icon

Overview of autism treatments and interventions
www.asatonline.org/treatment/treatment.htmexternal icon

Region-specific parent support groups
www.autismspeaks.org/community/resources/external icon

Information on Early Intervention, Educational Rights, and Provision of Special Education Services

General Information about Early Intervention and Special Education Services
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/parents/states.html
www.wrightslaw.com/external icon

IDEA
sites.ed.gov/idea/external icon

IEP information
www.parentcenterhub.org/pa12/external icon

IFSP information
www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED449634.pdfpdf iconexternal icon

Understanding eligibility for special education services
www.wrightslaw.com/info/elig.index.htmexternal icon

Handouts

TEACCH Toileting Chart pdf icon[1 MB, 2 Pages, Print Only]

Sample IFSP pdf icon[4 MB, 2 Pages, Print Only]

Summary of Educational Rights pdf icon[8 MB, 1 Page, Print Only]

Sample IEP pdf icon[1 MB, 8 Pages, Print Only]