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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disorder marked by impaired social interaction, limited communication, behavioral challenges, and a limited range of activities and interests. It has been estimated to affected to one in 40 individuals in the United States and it is more common in boys than girls.
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ABA in Schools

Depending on individual’s needs, both insurance-funded and school-funded ABA services can be provided in school.
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Additional Funding and Support

The autism support community is growing. We’ve gathered some of the best recommended resources in one spot for you.
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Public Policy

CARD’s commitment to public policy is unique among autism treatment providers. CARD works at both the state and federal levels to inform and shape legislation and implementing regulations to ensure access to autism treatment that reflects best practices.
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Autism Live

Autism Live is an interactive web show providing support, resources, information, facts, entertainment and inspiration to parents, teachers, and practitioners working with individuals on the autism spectrum.
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Camp Discovery

Teach individual new skills with autism learning games: Camp Discovery! Developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Camp Discovery offers a growing suite of learning games that appeal to individuals and are approved by parents, teachers, and behavior analysts.
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Autism Care Today

Autism Care Today is a nonprofit organization that provides grants for health care, technology, safety equipment, and more to families affected by autism spectrum disorder.
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Skills Global

Skills® is a one-stop resource for creating and implementing comprehensive, tailored treatment plans for individuals and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. With wide-ranging assessment tools, customizable research-based lessons, and detailed progress – tracking reports, Skills® allows clinicians, teachers, and parents to apply scientifically proven treatments and interventions, measure their effectiveness, and help individuals with autism spectrum disorder reach their fullest potential.
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Guide to Common Acronyms

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Media Library

Visit CARD’s media library to discover informative videos and presentations about the world of autism.
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Research Programs

Knowledge is power! Today’s knowledge comes from research, and CARD is the nation’s third largest non-governmental organization contributing to autism research.
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CARD Press Releases

CARD is the world’s largest and most experienced autism treatment provider effectively treating individuals affected by autism spectrum disorder. We have treated thousands of individuals since opening our first center in 1990, and we have seen measurable success with each and every individual.
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The Star Academy

The Star Academy in South Africa is amongst the most successful CARD affiliate sites. Star Academy has center – based facilities for autism in South Africa with academies in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Durban.
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