Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Connections Initiative
What is Connections?
The Connections project created and facilitated a statewide network of autism-related inititives. It also provides training to providers and parents to ensure equal access to information about autism and aims to promote a greater understanding of diagnostic and community-related ASD information. Read more by following the official links below:
Resource Sheets for the Northeast Region
CDC – Learn the Signs. Act Early.
CDC has free information to help educate parents, health care providers, and child care providers about childhood development.
Autism can often be recognized at 18 months or younger. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has prepared materials to help health care professionals inform and educate parents about childhood development, including the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disabilities.
For more information and to request a free kit please visit CDC – Learn the Signs. Act Early.
Other Helpful Links
- Autism Society
- Autism Society of Wisconsin
- Autism Society of the Fox Valley
- Autism Society of the Lakeshore
- Autism Society of Northeast Wisconsin
- Autism Speaks
- CDC – Autism Spectrum Disorders
- CDC – Wisconsin
If you’d like more information or resources, please contact the Northeast Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs in any of the following ways:
- Email: infoNERC@chw.org
- Phone: (920) 969-5325
- Fax: (920) 969-7975
- NE Regional Center
- 325 N. Commercial Street, Suite 400
- Neenah, WI 54956
**Funding for this project comes from U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs (DSCSHN), Integrated Services Branch (ISB), State Implementation Grants for Improving Services for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other Developmental Disabilities.