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  • Autism for Parents

    Autism affects a child's ability to communicate and learn. Early intervention and treatment can help kids improve skills and do their best.

  • Autism for Teens

    Autism can make communicating and interacting with other people difficult. Find out more.

  • Autism for Kids

    Autism makes it hard for kids to learn and communicate. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Autism Special Needs Factsheet for Educators

    What teachers should know about autism, and teaching strategies to help students with autism do their best in school.

  • Is There a Connection Between Vaccines and Autism? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Autism Checklist: Babies & Preschoolers (Birth to age 5) for Parents

    When your child is diagnosed with autism, there's a lot to learn. This 7-step checklist can help you find the best path forward.

  • How Can I Help a Classmate With Autism? for Teens

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Word! Autism for Kids

    Autism is a brain problem that makes it hard for kids to understand the world around them.

  • Autism Special Needs Checklist: Big Kids (ages 6-12) for Parents

    Having a plan for the future can help your big kid reach his or her full potential. Follow this 8-step checklist to help your child succeed during the elementary school years.

  • Your Changing Body for Teens

    If you're feeling out of step with your body or wondering about some of the ways it's changing, this section is for you.