Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Watching our children grow and mature as they learn new words and skills is one of the greatest joys of being a parent. But what do you do when your child falls behind their peers in learning to talk or seems less mature in their play skills and overall development?

If you have questions about your child’s social, language, or behavioral development, don’t hesitate to seek out answers! The following resources are meant to be a starting point for finding help, wherever you are in the world. Early intervention is extremely important for helping young children with developmental delays reach their full, God-given potential.

Autism Spectrum Disorder – Description
General description of ASD, prevalence and causes.

Early Signs and Characteristics of ASD
Developmental signs to watch for in young children. Common symptoms of ASD in people of all ages.

New Terminology for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Asperger Syndrome
An overview of the ten primary characteristics of children with Asperger Syndrome.


International Resources
Contact information for resources and service providers around the world who diagnose and/or treat ASD.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Book Resources
List of adult and children books to help understand ASD better.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Internet Resources
List of websites and blogs for information on ASD.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Tablet Apps
A beginning list of tablet apps to help children with ASD.