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Is It Autism and If So, What Next?

A Guide for Adults

By Beversdorf, David; Farley, Megan; Kirschner, E.; Magro, K.; Nussbaum, P.; Paradiz, V.; Powell, D. with Ranaghan, S.; Shore, S.; Sicile-Kira, J.; Taylor, J.; Williams, S.; Wilson, G.

Summary

This toolkit is designed to help adults who suspect they may have autism, as well as those recently diagnosed. This kit provides an overview of autism to help individuals better understand the disorder and decide when to seek out a professional for a thorough evaluation.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

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Visit www.autismspeaks.ca/science-and-family-services/resources/tool-kits/is-it-autism-and-if-so-what-next-a-guide-for-adults-1/is-it-autism-and-if-so-what-next-a-guide-for-adults/#frm7A1FE738B3C5A4D803564CD1CCFBFB14

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This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
2015

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