Autism Clinic: Information for Families

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Welcome to the Autism Clinic family page. Here you will find a list of resources and support services that are provided for participating families.  The links below include resources for home activities, clinic closure dates, upcoming camps, and extra sponsored activities.

Does My Child Have Autism?

Do you suspect that your child may have autism?  Have you noticed any of the following behaviors?

  • Lack of eye contact
  • Delayed language development
  • Preference to play alone/lack of interaction with others
  • Unusual motor behaviors
  • Environmental sensitivities (e.g.: sensitivity to sound, light, or textures)

The Far Northern Regional Center provides services to developmentally disabled persons. Phone (530) 895-8633.

Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern California, Inc. (web site available in multiple languages) provides free services to families of children with special needs.

The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) 1 provides standardized criteria to help diagnose ASDs.

The Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology (CADDE) provides a fact sheet on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Downloadable Resources

Developing Sensory and Motor Skills

Click on any of the following links to discover fun and playful activities to develop motor skills and support the sensory system at home.

Print your own copy of the Movement Wheel to use at home.

Additional Activities and Information

Links to Autism Agencies

 Links to Local Autism Organizations for Kids and Adults