The MCHAT is a validated developmental screening tool for children 16 months to 30 months of age designed to assess for possible early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Early On Michigan provides information to families with infants and toddlers birth to age 3 who have developmental delays or are at risk for delays
At an approved autism evaluation center, a comprehensive assessment is conducted to make or confirm a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
Autism Alliance of Michigan leads collaborative efforts across the state that will improve the quality of life for individuals with autism through education, access to comprehensive services, community awareness, inclusion efforts, and coordinated advocacy
OUCARES provides innovative programs for teachers and programming for individuals and their families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) established the Michigan Autism Program in 2013. Their goal is to support individuals with autism, their families/caregivers and professionals serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder to lead a quality and fulfilling life.
The CDC provides additional information on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They identify the facts, signs, causes, and what to do if you're concerned your child may have autism. They provide additional information on screenings, diagnoses, and treatment options.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.® (BACB®) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, governments, and consumers of behavior analysis services.
Since 1974, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has been the primary membership organization for those interested in the philosophy, science, application, and teaching of behavior analysis. ABAI provides many services to its members and the field
The American Academy of Pediatrics report on the evaluation and treatment of ASD. They identify ABA services as the most evidenced based treatment and state that treatments should be individualized, developmentally appropriate, and intensive.
The National Standards Project – Phase 1 and Phase 2 – answers one of the most pressing public health questions of our time — how do we effectively treat individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? The project’s primary goal is to provide critical information about which interventions have been shown to be effective for individuals with ASD.
ASAT's mission is to promote safe, effective, science-based treatments for people with autism by disseminating accurate, timely, and scientifically sound information, advocating for the use of scientific methods to guide treatment, and combating unsubstantiated, inaccurate and false information about autism and its treatment.