The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit

These two free tool kits assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis.
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The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit were created specifically for newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the 100 days following a child's diagnosis of autism or AS/HFA.

100 Day Kit Sections

Autism Diagnosis, Causes and Symptoms
Family Tips: Sharing, Caring and the Future
Early Intervention and Education Rights
Information on Therapies and Treatments
Assembling and Managing Your Team
10 Things Your Child Wishes You Knew
Resources by Topic
Action Plan for the Next 100 Days
Safety Tips
Useful Forms
Glossary

Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit Sections

Introduction, Symptoms and Causes
List of Strengths and Challenges
Executive Functioning and Theory of Mind
Diagnostic Overview
How are AS and HFA Different?
You, Your Family and AS/HFA
Interventions and Treatment Options
AS/HFA and the Classroom
Transitioning into Adulthood
Resources by Topic
Safety Tips
Action Plan for the Next 100 Days
Useful Forms
Useful Books and Websites

Request a 100 Day Kit and an AS/HFA Tool Kit

Families whose children have been diagnosed in the last six months may request a complimentary hard copy of the 100 Day Kit or the AS/HFA Tool Kit by calling 888-AUTISM2 (888-288-4762) and speaking with an Autism Response Team Coordinator. *Note: Autism Speaks is unable to ship kits internationally.

Through a generous partnership with FedEx, you can pick up a complimentary printed copy of the 100 Day Kit and the AS/HFA Tool Kit at a FedEx Office location near you.

Originally featured on AutismSpeaks.org and reprinted with permission. Copyright © 2012 Meredith Corporation.

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