Online Tools

My Next Steps: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Autism
A video presentation from the UW Autism Center to help parents navigate the first steps after an autism diagnosis.

Autism Speaks 
The world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization.

Autism Speaks – First 100 Days Kit (pdf)
Downloadable information for families during the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis.

Autism Speaks Video Glossary (free login account required)
Web-based training tool for parents and professionals.

CDC – Track Your Child’s Developmental Milestones (pdf)
Your child’s early development is a journey. Use this map of milestones to know what to look for along the way. For parents of children from birth to 4 years

CDC – Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.

Autism Internet Modules
Presented by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence. Web-based training modules for people working with individuals with ASD (logon required to view the modules).