Barbara, can you please provide me with the names and contact information for highly respected professional organizations that serve those with autism and other related PDDs?
From: Abby Nash, Glenmont
I consulted with some professionals in the field. The consensus is that the single best resource is the Asperger's Association of New England, particularly this page on diagnosis, which is available in Spanish, Chinese, and Korean.
The American Speech/Language/Hearing Association offers this informational page, and here's what the American Academy of Pediatrics has to say on the subject.
See this recent Child Caring blog entry by my colleague Lylah Alphonse on the rate of autism in the US.
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