From December 12th, 2008

Autism Glossary – What it All Means

AABA: Applied Behavior Analysis ABC: Autism Behavior Checklist – a diagnostic tool ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADI: Autism Diagnostic Interview – a diagnostic tool developed in London by the Medical Research Council ADOS: Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale AIT: Auditory Integration Training AS: Asperger’s Syndrome ASA: Autism Society of America ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorders ASL: American Sign Language CCARS: Childhood Autism Rating Scale CBCL: Achenbach Childhood Behavior Checklist – a diagnostic tool CHAT: Checklist for Autism in Toddlers – a diagnostic tool DDAN Doctor: a physician who uses the DAN protocol…