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Tool Kit

In this section, we provide useful downloads and hand-outs for use within your clinic setting. These items are freely available and have been chosen to help supplement your efforts to identify patients with autism and work more effecitvely with families.

Please note that the American Academy of Pediatrics has released a very useful compendium of tools to help clinicians manage autism. There is a fee for this CD-ROM, but it is a worthwhile resource for an office based practice. >take a look


CDC: Learn the Signs - Information Card on Development (pdf)
Available in Spanish (pdf)

CDC: Learn the Signs - Growth Chart with Development Milestones (pdf)
Available in Spanish (pdf)

NINDS: Autism Fact Sheet
Available in Spanish

M-CHAT Autism Screening Tool
Useful for identifying at risk children, but NOT diagnosis (pdf)


NIMH: Autism Spectrum Disorders (pdf - 41 pages)

NICHD: Austim Spectrum Disorders

Family Guidance

NICHCY: Autism Fact Sheet/Tips for Parents & Teachers (pdf)

Patient Video Cases: This series of patient videos can also help families understand the types of challenges and symptoms that their child may face.


Medicaid State Waivers: State by state information and contact numbers for waivers that might be available for patients with autism.

AAP - Medical Home: The National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs provides support to physicians, families, and other medical and non-medical providers who care for children with special needs so that they have access to a medical home.

State Resources: State by state information and contact numbers for government supported education and health care resources that might be available for patients with autism.


Speaker Kit: This PowerPoint slide presentation covers the material found within our online CME course on Autism. These slides may be used to administer a CME course in a lecture or offline venue.

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Medicaid/Medicare Info

Contact information and descriptions for Home- and Community-Based Services Waivers in each state.

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Ryan, Age 23