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Nelson Prairie
Elementary School
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Dr. Elizabeth Power
Psychologist - Nelson Campus
epower@nlsd122.org

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) "is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges" (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2010). People with ASD vary greatly, as do their learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities. For more resources on ASD, please click on the links below:

Autism Speaks

App Recommendations

ASHA (speech/language)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Autism Facts


References:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016).  Autism Spectrum Disorder. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/facts.html