This LibGuide is to direct students at Indiana University Northwest to resources on autism. Most students go to education resources. However, there are many other resources that may be helpful and worth investigating. The resources are grouped by broad subjects.
According to the Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary Online,
a developmental disorder that appears by age three and that is variable in expression but is recognized and diagnosed by impairment of the ability to form normal social relationships, by impairment of the ability to communicate with others, and by stereotyped behavior patterns especially as exhibited by a preoccupation with repetitive activities of restricted focus rather than with flexible and imaginative ones
Synonyms for "Autism""
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
how to teach autistic children
teachers and autism
autism and education
autistic children and bullying