Autism Information Packet

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Autism is a neurological disorder that typically appears during the first three years. Autism means a developmental disability, which significantly affects verbal and nonverbal communication and social reaction, generally evident before age three (3) that adversely affects a child’s educational performance. This packet contains resources such as conducting evaluations for children who may be eligible for special education, the referral process, and suggested strategies for classrooms. Information to assist with understanding your child’s disability, effective educational methods, and additional resources are included.