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Autism spectrum disorderAutism spectrum disorderAutism spectrum disorderAEnglishNeurologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NABrainConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a set of behavioural and developmental problems. Learn how ASD is diagnosed, what kind of program may work for your child and what resources are available.</p><p>Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a specific set of behavioural and developmental problems and the challenges that go with them. Because ASD is a spectrum each child will have their own combination of characteristics that will give them a unique social communication and behaviour profile. Learn how ASD is diagnosed, what kind of program may work best for your child and what types of resources are available.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Autism spectrum disorder is the name used for a specific set of behavioural and developmental problems that affect your child’s communication, social, and play skills and interests.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1493&language=English">What is autism spectrum disorder?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1494&language=English">Characteristics of autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1495&language=English">Characteristics of Asperger syndrome</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn how autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed with DSM-5, what to expect after diagnosis of ASD, and how to start helping your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1132&language=English">Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1497&language=English">Adjusting to a diagnosis of ASD</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1498&language=English">After a diagnosis of ASD</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1499&language=English">Telling others about your child's ASD</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Developing an ASD program for your child</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to choose the most effective programs and services for your child.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1500&language=English">Developing an ASD program for your child</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Resources for autism spectrum disorder</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find a community of online resources to start putting supports in place for your child and family. Use these to create your own list of resources that apply to your child’s specific needs.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1501&language=English">Resources for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1502&language=English">Financial support for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1503&language=English">Multi-service agencies for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1504&language=English">Behavioural resources for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1505&language=English">Communication resources for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1506&language=English">Sensory and motor services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1507&language=English">Social and recreational services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1508&language=English">Family support and respite services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1509&language=English">School services for autism spectrum disorder</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/autism_learning_hub.jpgAutism,autismspectrumdisorder

 

 

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