Today 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disorder affecting an individual's communication, social interactions, and behavior. Autism affects everyone, children, families, schools, and communities and the autism society of America estimates that autism costs our society $126 billion dollars per year.
There is help, Education Service Center, Region 13 and Texas Education Agency offer free online courses from Autism 101 to Future's Planning addressing the educational needs of children with autism. Check out these courses and share them with families, friends, and teachers. Autism can be isolating, but this information is just a click away.