Autism & ASD

What is a paraprofessional?

What is a paraprofessional? A special education para, also called a teacher’s aide or assistant, provides educational support to the classroom teacher.

Autism acronyms & abbreviations

Here's a guide to of some of the most common autism acronyms & abbreviations you are likely to encounter while caring for and getting health and educational services for your child.

What is Asperger syndrome?

Asperger syndrome is one of the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Although symptoms are present early on, it's usually diagnosed when a child is school-age.

What is a developmental delay?

Children should grow, develop, and learn throughout their lives, starting at birth, which is why it's important to watch for a developmental delay.

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