The CDC is committed to continuing to provide essential data on Autism Spectrum Disorders (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.
>> CDC WEBSITE
Information and links to services for children and youth with special needs, their families and providers. Call (800) 642-7837 to speak with a parent specialist. Information is available on services such as Birth to 3/early intervention, financial assistance, parent networking and support, home health care, therapy services, CYSHCN Regional Centers and more
>> WI FIRST STEP WEBSITE
Wisconsin has multiple programs available for children with delays or disabilities. Families may be eligible for one or more programs based on their assessed need.
>> WI DHS WEBSITE
The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit for Newly Diagnosed Families of Young Children was created specifically for families of children ages 4 and under to make the best possible use of the 100 days following their child's diagnosis of autism.
>> DOWNLOAD KIT
The Waisman Center Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic is an interdisciplinary clinic that provides diagnosis and clinical care for children with a developmental disability.
>> WAISMAN CENTER WEBSITE
The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is a play-based intervention that fuses behavioral and developmental principles into an integrated approach. ESDM can be implemented in different natural settings such as the home or the daycare/preschool by trained therapists as well as parents within play and daily routines.
>> ESDM WEBSITE
Wisconsin First Step Autism Speaks 100 Day Tool Kit Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
The information and links provided below represent a sample of the many resources, research, organizations and agencies that support families and individuals impacted by autism spectrum disorders. We encourage you to check back soon for addtional resources, news and updates.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Wisconsin Department of Health Waisman Center
Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Research Studies