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100 Day Kit for Young Children (Autism Speaks)


Knowledge is power, particularly in the days after an autism diagnosis. The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit helps families of children ages four and under make the best possible use of the 100 days following the diagnosis. A 100 Day Kit for school age children is also available.

This kit will help you learn more about autism and how to access the services that your child needs. It contains information and advice collected from trusted experts on autism, autistics and parents. 

The 100 Day Kit is divided into the following sections:

  • What is autism?
  • Core signs and symptoms
  • Understanding your child's behavior
  • Responding to the diagnosis
  • How is autism treated?
  • Getting help
  • Living with autism
  • A week-by-week plan for the next 100 days
  • Glossary



Autism Spectrum Disorder Collaboration Curriculum/Instructional Methods Disability Characteristics Early Childhood Early Intervention Elementary Federal Laws Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504)