This kit is designed for families with a child newly diagnosed with autism and focused on making the best use of the first 100 days following diagnosis. It covers the basics of autism symptoms and includes information on sharing the diagnosis with family and beginning to assemble physicians and service providers for addressing the needs of the child.
Applied Behavior Analysis is a basis for many behavioral treatments. This kit provides parents with a better understanding of the principles, how their child can benefit, and where to access these types of services
Nationwide Children's Hospital's Child Development Center
Nationwide Children's Hospital's Child Development Center offers a wide range of services to address the developmental and behavioral needs of children, adolescents and families struggling with autism spectrum disorders and other neuro-developmental disabilities.
The Autism Scholarship Program (ASP) gives the caregivers of children with autism who qualify for a scholarship the choice to send the child to a special education program other than the one operated by the school district of residence to receive their education and the services outlined in the child's individualized education program (IEP).
The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities (FCBDD) is a county agency providing support to children and adults who have developmental disabilities. Services are provided to residents of Franklin County, Ohio. Additional information and an application for services can be found on their website.