University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

A Caregiver's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

After receiving a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you may be wondering what will happen next for your child and family. Everyone experiences this process differently, with emotions ranging from grief to relief. Although there will likely be challenges ahead, you are not alone in this journey. There are many systems throughout the state of Iowa that specialize in supporting families of children with ASD. This guide is intended to outline many of the services and supports available to you and your family as you progress through this transition period.

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