Additional Resources:Definitions

Autism Spectrum Disorder (Michigan Alliance for Families)

A general explanation of what Autism is and some questions most parents have about it.

A collection of information on ASD, diagnosis, symptoms, treatments, specifics, genetics, and more.

Consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the JAACAP, Scientific Proceedings, and Facts for Families relevant to each disorder.

By Stacie Rulison, MS, M. Ed, BCBA

Defined by The Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE)

Statistical charts that provide facts on Autism collected by the Office of Special Education Programs

NIEHS works to understand how the environment affects health. NIEHS and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fund children's environmental health research centers to study possible links between the environment and children's health.