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Autism and Education: Home

This guide addresses autistic children's behavioral, communicative and educational needs.


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,

 AUTISM is: 

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""

Asperger's Syndrome

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)

Search Terms


   autistic classrooms

   how to teach autistic children

   teachers and autism




   autism and education

   autistic children and bullying


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