Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Toolkit
The DC Collaborative for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care has created the Autism Spectrum Disorders Toolkit for Pediatric Primary Care Providers in the District of Columbia. This toolkit focuses specifically on supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families, by providing primary care providers with the tools to help families navigate the developmental disabilities landscape in Washington, DC. The tool includes:
- An overview of ASD.
- Screening guidelines and tools.
- Diagnostic evaluation.
- Referral algorithm.
- Early intervention and school-based services.
- Treatment options.
- Information on Supplemental Security Income and Insurance.
- Local resources.