Diagnosis Of Autism Spectrum Disorders

2123 Words Jan 25th, 2015 9 Pages
Your child just received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders. What do you do now? As the parent of a child with ASD, the best thing you can do for your child is to start treatment right away.
Through the screening and diagnostic process used to determine your child’s diagnosis, you might have heard and been a bit overwhelmed with many new terms. Autism spectrum disorder has many terms used to describe treatments, services, scenarios, and more. There are many resources available to you such as books, research articles, websites, and more. Unfortunately, weeding through them can be a daunting and overwhelming process. We hope to clarify some of these terms and help you understand the options available for you and your child. We have put together a list of available services and early intervention resources. As always, if you have any further questions, please contact us directly at 555-555-5555.

Based on the information you provided, Johnny will benefit from the following recommendations:

1. Johnny will benefit from services treating the impairments associated with the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Because ASD is considered a chronic developmental disability, it is highly recommended that you contact the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) to best determine what services Johnny will qualify for. Such services include individual and/or family support, vocational training, supported living and cash subsidies. Based on location,…
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