ERIC Number: ED450531
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado Resource Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This brochure provides information on autism to enable Colorado parents and educators to recognize early symptoms in young children and to provide for early intervention. Sections of the brochure address: (1) the different types of autism; (2) basic facts about autism; (3) early indicators of autism; (4) the spectrum of autism; (5) how autism is identified; (6) characteristics of autism disorder, including difficulties with social participation, problems with communication, delays in developmental rates and sequences, cognitive impairments, unusual sensory processing, and behavioral problems; (7) the federal definition of autism; (8) Colorado eligibility criteria for autism; and (9) competencies of Colorado Regional Autism Specialists. A resource list of Colorado organizations, on-line Internet resources, related reading, family and personal accounts, and periodicals is provided. (CR)
Descriptors: Autism, Early Identification, Early Intervention, Eligibility, Incidence, Infants, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Special Education, Student Characteristics, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Colorado State Dept. of Education, State Library and Adult Education Office, 201 E. Colfax, Denver, CO 80203; Web site: http://www.cde.state.co.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado