These are the resources that were used to create this Guide:

  • Autism Speaks

  • Casey Family Programs

  • Center for Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Center for Parent Information and Resources

  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Act EarlyProgram

  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute ofChild Health and Human Development

  • Interactive Autism Network

  • Louisiana Department of Education (La DOE)

  • Louisiana Department of Health (LDH)

  • Louisiana School Boards Association

  • Office for Citizens with DevelopmentalDisabilities (OCDD)

  • Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group

  • Shirael Pollack, Watch Me Grow

  • Tulane Center for Autism and Related Disorders

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)

  • Zero to Three

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