Want to learn more about what autism spectrum disorder is and how we make a diagnosis? Click here to watch me present on this complex topic, as part of the Next Steps for Families series, an interdisciplinary workshop hosted by the Center for Autism Research of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
In case you're interested in hearing from someone other than me, here are some of my favorite web-based resources:
Evidence-based information about what ASD is:
Centers for Disease Control
"Red flags" of autism in very early development:
The first-person perspective:
Wrong Planet community forum
The parent perspective