ASD Definition, Characteristics, and other factors
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that affects each person in different ways.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Characteristics
The characteristics of ASD fall into three categories:
Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder
Considerations and Recommendations
Adapted from the American Psychiatric Association (2016) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Crystal Sanford, M.Ed., M.A. CCC-SLP is an Educational Consultant, IEP & Autism Advocate and Speech Pathologist. Her passion is advocating STRONG alongside fellow Autism and special needs moms, helping them to persistently pursue what's best for their children at school. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and two children in San Diego, CA.