• 53 Steps

  • The earliest signs and symptoms
    7 Insights
  • Feeling "something is different"
    5 Insights
  • Lack of eye contact
    3 Insights
  • Not responding to name
    1 Insight
  • High sensitivity to noise and touch
    No Insights yet
  • Obsessions and repetitive behaviors
    3 Insights
  • Public tantrums and meltdowns
    3 Insights
  • Speech and communication delays
    7 Insights
  • Aggressive and violent behavior
    13 Insights
  • Locked in a private world
    5 Insights
  • Learning about autism
    10 Insights
  • Suggesting an evaluation
    2 Insights
  • Finding an autism evaluation center
    1 Insight
  • Doing developmental screening test
    4 Insights
  • Detecting possible indicators of autism
    2 Insights
  • Hearing the diagnosis
    5 Insights
  • Accepting autism as a diagnosis
    5 Insights
  • Feeling relief after diagnosis
    2 Insights
  • Feeling devastated after diagnosis
    6 Insights
  • Special education programs
    12 Insights
  • Finding the right school
    14 Insights
  • Doing early intervention counseling
    3 Insights
  • Joining support groups
    3 Insights
  • Educating siblings about autism
    3 Insights
  • Going public with the diagnosis
    2 Insights
  • Doing your own research
    3 Insights
  • Providing discipline
    2 Insights
  • Going gluten/dairy-free
    2 Insights
  • Sensory overstimulation
    6 Insights
  • Recognizing social triggers
    10 Insights
  • Specific interests and talents
    4 Insights
  • Sensory breaks and repetitive behaviors
    1 Insight
  • Building self-awareness
    6 Insights
  • Explaining autism to others
    6 Insights
  • Middle school transition
    1 Insight
  • Learning to live with autism
    4 Insights
  • Understanding autism
    No Insights yet
  • Autism as a spectrum
    4 Insights
  • Don't take it personally
    1 Insight
  • Starting transition-planning early
    No Insights yet
  • Life after high school
    1 Insight
  • Transitioning to adult disability services
    1 Insight
  • Finding housing assistance/day programs
    1 Insight
  • Finding employment and job training
    4 Insights
  • Going to college with ASD
    No Insights yet
  • Learning to live independently
    2 Insights
  • Connecting with others with ASD
    No Insights yet
  • Managing Your Time As a Parent
    1 Insight
  • Parenting with autism
    1 Insight
  • Advocating for autism
    2 Insights
  • Telling loved ones about the diagnosis
    1 Insight
  • Adapting to the world around you
    1 Insight
  • Dating with autism
    1 Insight