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Setting off on the road to a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is not easy for anyone. Knowing what to expect can help make the process easier. In the Diagnosis section of the CAR Autism Roadmap™, you will learn:
- The early warning signs of ASD
- How to get a diagnosis
- How to access services (even before getting a formal medical diagnosis)
- How to share the diagnosis with friends, family, and even the impatient lady at the grocery store
The Diagnosis section of the CAR Autism Roadmap™ answers many questions you may have and may help you to prepare for the unexpected. Use the filter options on the left side of your screen below to narrow article selections by categories.
Last updated on Jan 24, 2020 in CAR Autism Roadmap™
Written by a Self-Advocate , who wishes to remain anonymous How do individuals with autism advocate for themselves? The general definition of self-advocacy is to stand up for yourself by speaking up and asking for what you want. Everyone (not just...
Last updated on Jan 23, 2020 in CAR Autism Roadmap™
As a parent, you are in the best position to notice early signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). However, many first time parents have a hard time knowing what to expect in terms of their child's development. Even parents with more than one child...
Last updated on Jan 20, 2020 in CAR Autism Roadmap™
It happens to almost every parent of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at some point. You are in a grocery store, at the park, or a restaurant. Your child with ASD is not having a great day. Maybe he 's tantruming; maybe she 's flapping...