AUTISM CONNECT DIRECTORY

CDC Podcast

This podcast discusses autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disability that causes problems with social, communication, and behavioral skills. CDC estimates that one in 68 children has been identified as having ASD. Created: 4/2/2014 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).

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Children with ASD: getting a diagnosis

In this podcast, parents talk about getting a diagnosis for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Getting a diagnosis can take time – you might need to see several professionals before your child is diagnosed.

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Special school or mainstream school

parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) talk about choosing schools. They compare mainstream schools and special schools and talk about early intervention activities to get kids ‘school ready’. Some parents find a combination of special schooling and mainstream schooling works well at the start.

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Bullying

Psychologist Warren Cann talks with 3RRR radio host Jacinta Parsons about what bullying is and how to handle it.

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