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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (CDC- Center for Disease Control and Prevention) (available in Spanish)


Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. CDC is committed to continuing to provide essential data on ASD, search for factors that put children at risk for ASD and possible causes, and develop resources that help identify children with ASD as early as possible.

  • What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
  • Screening  & Diagnosis
  • Treatments
  • Materials & Multimedia
  • Research & Tracking
  • Data & Statistics
  • Articles


Autism Spectrum Disorder Disability Characteristics Early Childhood Early Intervention Elementary Paraprofessional Parent/Family Preschool