What is autism?

Autism, also called Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a developmental disability that affects a person's social interaction, communication, and behavior.  Autism is something a person is either born with or develops during their developmental period (before age 22).

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1. What is the Intellectual Disabilities program?
2. What is an intellectual disability?
3. What is autism?
4. How do I enroll in the Intellectual Disabilities program?
5. Who is eligible for Intellectual Disabilities services?
6. What kind of testing is required for a diagnosis?
7. Where can I get a standardized test for a diagnosis?
8. If I am eligible for services, what happens next?
9. What is an Individual Support Plan?
10. What is a waiver?