Autism Screening

On Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, the CDC shared that according to new findings 1 in 44 children, or 2.3%, are on the autism spectrum.

We can’t say for sure what is behind the increase in prevalence. But it may be due to the way children are identified, diagnosed and served in their communities, as well as continued reductions in racial or socioeconomic disparities.” ~Matt Maenner, an epidemiologist at the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

We at the IIACC developed a couple of resources to help with screening and educating families and communities:

 

Disability Awareness Facts for Social Media 

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IIACC and Autism Facts for Social Media

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Early intervention Autism Awareness Month Solid Autism Employee Fact
Autism Lacking Supports NA_MentalHealth (2) NA_SiblingSupport (3)
NA_ASD Knowledge (4)    
     

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About IIACC: Think Big – Make Change

IIACC Data Promo Handout_1pagerThis handout explains the mission and vision of IIACC and its place within the State of Indiana. DOWNLOAD

Indiana Autism Needs Assessment: Cultural Competence/Responsiveness

CultureThis handout discusses the definition of cultural competence, as well as nation- and statewide disparities. DOWNLOAD

Indiana Autism Needs Assessment: Justice and Autism

JusticeThis handout discusses highlights presented by the Department of Justice, as well as results from the Indiana Needs Assessment Survey about the state-wide disparities. DOWNLOAD

Indiana Autism Needs Assessment: Transition to Adulthood

Transition to Adulthood InfoHandoutThis handout discusses the issues and challenges of transition based on nation- and statewide data. DOWNLOAD