Autism: Caring for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Resource Toolkit
This comprehensive toolkit provides clinical guidance on autism, interactive algorithms, expert ASD screening, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment tools, tracking aids, coding tips, and much more. Also included are dozens of ready-to-print clinical fact sheets and family handouts on popular autism topics, in both English and Spanish.
EQIPP: Bright Futures – Infancy and Early Childhood
This web-based quality improvement course enhances pediatrician understanding and implementation of the
Bright Futures Guidelines for Health Supervision, 4th edition guidelines, including screening recommendations for ASD. This EQIPP course is free for AAP members and provides 25 Maintenance of Certification Part IV credits.
Screening Technical Assistance & Resource Center
The goal of the Screening in Practices Initiative is to improve the health, wellness, and development of children through practice and system-based interventions to increase rates of early childhood screening, referral and follow up. The center includes information about screening, referral, and follow up for developmental disabilities such as ASD.
AAP Statement on US Preventive Services Task Force Final Recommendation Statement on Autism Screening
Published in 2016, this statement from the AAP reiterates the Academy's recommendation that all children should be screened for ASD at ages 18 and 24 months, along with regular developmental surveillance.
Autism Case Training
The CDC Autism Case Training is an AAP-endorsed curriculum that provides real-life scenarios to improve early identification of children with ASD. The training modules help with identification, diagnosis and management of patients with ASD.