Autism Basics

What is Autism?

According to the CDC, “Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges."

Commonly associated with deficits in social skills, communication and language, behavioral challenges, sometimes cognitive challenges, restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior.

Autism Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Resources

Fact Sheet 4 - Autism 101

Autism 101 Fact sheet

Learn about the different characteristics and common misconceptions about learners with autism.

Link toAEA Workshop ASD 101

Online Autism 101 Workshop

Learn about the characteristics commonly seen in the classroom with our learners with autism.