Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized as a disorder where children display deficits in: a) social interaction, b) verbal and nonverbal communication, and c) repetitive behaviors or interests (National Institute of Mental Health, 2007). Visit AutismSpeaks.org (http://www.autismspeaks.org/?gclid=CKH1moq3v7ICFak7Mgodg3QAlQ) and review the Family Services and Science tabs focusing on one of the tool kits and on one of the articles.
- Compare and contrast the information presented in the website and the information presented in your textbook.
- Describe the practical implications of the information provided at AutismSpeaks.org on families caring for a child with Autism.
- 300 word with 2 reference and APA format