Shareable Resources on Autism Spectrum Disorder
Use these resources to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. For more information on the signs and symptoms, causes and risk factors, how ASD is diagnosed, and the treatments for ASD, visit our health topic page or download our brochure. Help raise awareness about ASD by sharing informational materials based on the latest research.
Share these Graphics and Social Media Messages
Download and share these informational graphics to help raise awareness of ASD. You can share the text and image directly to your Facebook News Feed or Story by clicking on the button to the right of the graphic. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #shareNIMH in your social media posts! For more ideas on how to use these education and awareness resources, visit our help page.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) occurs in all ethnic, racial, and economic groups. Throughout the month of April, learn more about ASD: https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu #shareNIMH
People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty with restricted interests, repetitive behaviors, and social communication and interactions. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatments, and therapies for ASD: https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu #shareNIMH
It's recommended that all children should be screened for developmental delays beginning at their 9-month well-child visit and specifically for autism at their 18 and 24-month visits. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu #shareNIMH
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can usually be reliably diagnosed by the age of two. Those with concerns should seek out an assessment as soon as possible so that a diagnosis can occur, and treatment can begin. https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu #shareNIMH
After autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is diagnosed, treatment should begin as soon as possible. Early treatment and proper care for ASD can reduce individuals' difficulties while helping them learn new skills and make the most of their strengths. https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu #shareNIMH
Signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often subtler in those diagnosed as older children and adolescents. To read more on the signs, symptoms, and diagnosing ASD, visit https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu #shareNIMH
Treatment and Services for Adults
Although autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be a lifelong disorder, treatments and services can improve a person's symptoms and ability to function. Visit https://go.usa.gov/xyxdu to learn more about ASD. #shareNIMH
Use Videos and Podcasts to Educate Others
Click the “Share” link to post these videos on social media, or embed them on your website.
"Covert" Neurofeedback Tweaks Brain in ASD: Share research about how neurofeedback on brain circuit connectivity could lead to improvements in social behavior for children with ASD.
Listen to and share this podcast directly to your Facebook or Twitter accounts by clicking on the “Share” link. You can also download the podcast or link to it from our website.
Autism in Adults: Learn how ongoing research over the past 20 years has helped shape and advance our understanding of autism in adulthood. View the full transcript.