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At no cost to families, the World Health Organization’s Caregiver Skills Training (CST) program teaches parents and caregivers the day-to-day skills they need to help their children reach their full potential. Learn to build your child’s communication, engagement, positive behavior, daily living skills and more.

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Tulika P.
If I want to see a change in the world, I must be a part of the effort.
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Sean S.
Sean S. | 35 years old
My personal definition of advocacy is being the voice and standing up for those who have a difficult time doing so by themselves.
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Jeffrey W. | 10 years old
To our family, it means embracing the amazing, celebrating the small wins and understanding the struggles.
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Maddy D.
Maddy D. | 46 years old
Support the needs, not the labels. If we can build a culture of accommodation, we will build a world that truly is inclusive of everyone.
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If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism.

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