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At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey. View our parent resource booklet or other resources below as you navigate your child's healthcare journey.

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CASD Chat: Electronic Newsletter

CASD Chat, our electronic newsletter, offer topics of interest for families and service providers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

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CASD’s Current Research Studies

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) conducts a variety of research studies, investigating the genetic, neurocognitive, behavioral, and social factors associated with autism. We are always seeking participants, including both children on the autism spectrum as well as typically developing peers.

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Autism Online Resources

Learn more information about autism from our list of helpful websites.

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Stakeholder Advisory Board

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders Stakeholder Advisory Board (SAB) was established in the spring of 2018, and consists of twelve parent members, all of whom have children or young adults who have received services through CASD's clinical program or participated in CASD research projects.

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"Learn the Signs. Act Early" Program

Learn the Signs. Act Early Program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need.

Family Resources Notebook

Camp Connect ASD

Camp Connect ASD offers children and teens diagnosed with high functioning autism spectrum disorder five days of summer fun and social connections. Children experience all the fun and adventure of a sleep-away camp with medical staff close at hand. Learn more about this overnight camp.

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Parenting Tips for Children with Autism

The pediatric experts at Children's National Hospital contribute to helpful articles in our parenting blog, Rise and Shine. Learn tips specifically for parents and caregivers of children with autism.

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