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This handout is a great source of information on Autism Spectrum Disorder. All the information enclosed will help parents to firstly understand what ASD is and how it might affect their child. For those awaiting a diagnosis it will also cover what to look for in the professional who might complete this assessment. The handout will then look to address ways to help your child in the following areas:
  • Language and communication
  • Play and interaction
  • Using visuals and schedules to assist learning, communication and behaviour
  • Using praise and rewards to motivate your child
  • Ways to prioritize parental self care