According to the CDC, about 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here are resources that can help.

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12 Things I'd Like Teachers to Understand about Autism

Lisa Smith, the mother of seven, two with special needs, blogs about her experiences with her son Tate, who has autism.  learn more

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Autism Resources

A go to place from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for resources on everything from the latest news to therapy and coping information.  learn more

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Autism Speaks' School Community Tool Kit

This kit provides helpful information about students with autism, along with tools and strategies to achieve positive interactions and increase learning for all members of the school community. With input from respected experts in the field of autism and special education, and experienced parents, caregivers and teachers, the kit includes an introduction to autism and…  learn more

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CDC on Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also has a range of resources on Autism at the web site.  learn more

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Learning Games for Kids: Foreign Languages

Vocabulary Games are fun ways to expand your child's knowledge of the English language, all while having fun. Kids learning ESL or kids just trying to expand their vocabulary can benefit from playing word games for kids. One of the hardest parts of learning a foreign language is learning vocabulary for that particular language. While many of…  learn more

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The Autism Teacher Blog

Nicole Mays talks about teaching students with Autism. Includes personal insights and helpful ideas. Highly recommended.  learn more