You can also view a PDF of each section by clicking on the links below.
Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit Sections
Introduction, Symptoms and Causes
List of Strengths and Challenges
Executive Functioning and Theory of Mind
How are AS and HFA Different?
You, Your Family and AS/HFA
Interventions and Treatment Options
AS/HFA and the Classroom
Transitioning into Adulthood
Resources by Topic
Action Plan for the Next 100 Days
Useful Books and Websites
Request an AS/HFA Tool Kit
Families whose children have been diagnosed in the last 6 months may request a complimentary hard copy of the 100 Day Kit or the AS/HFA Tool Kit by calling 888-AUTISM2 (888-288-4762) and speaking with an Autism Response Team Coordinator. *Note: We are unable to ship kits internationally.
New! Through a generous partnership with FedEx, after calling an Autism Response Team Coordinator and providing them with your information, you can pick up a complimentary printed copy of the 100 Day Kit or AS/HFA Kit at a FedEx Office location near you!
Purchase an AS/HFA Tool Kit
For families who do not meet the necessary requirements to receive a complimentary hard copy, the AS/HFA Tool Kit is available for purchase in the Autism Speaks Online Store.
On May 18th, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released a new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. Experts at Autism Speaks have put together Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the DSM-5 to help you better understand what the changes mean and how they might affect your loved one's diagnosis and access to services
Autism Speaks thanks the following supporters whose generous contributions have helped to fund the 100 Day Kit for Newly Diagnosed Families:
The JL Foundation
The Karma Foundation
For additional information about Asperger Syndrome, visit the Asperger Syndrome page of the What is Autism section of our website!
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Have questions? Call the Autism Response Team at 888-AUTISM2 (888-288-4762) for information and to find resources in your local area.
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