Autism spectrum disorder is characterized as a disorder where

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.

  1. Compare and contrast the information presented in the website and the information presented in your textbook.
  2. Describe the practical implications of the information provided at AutismSpeaks.org on families caring for a child with Autism.
  3. 300 word with 2 reference and APA format