In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that as many as one in 68 children in the United States are now diagnosed with autism. Many states are responding to what has been described as an epidemic by offering more services for children and adults with autism. The law, too, is evolving to meet these new challenges for families, providers, and those diagnosed with autism. Explore guidance that will help fit the puzzle pieces together to clarify the complexities of Autism, making the new challenges less overwhelming. Learn about the latest information, and the tools and resources available to help children and families, and gain advice for finding the right combination for your client or family member.
Summary of ContentsSocial Skills Instruction for Children with Autism: Legal Obligations and Best Practices
Autism Waivers and Act 62
Post-Secondary Transition and Vocational Options: Slides
Significant Cases in Autism 2013-2017
Identification & Evaluation