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Autism Awareness

What is autism spectrum disorder?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder that can cause social, communication, and behavioral deficits. The American Psychological Association defines ASD as “persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction across multiple contexts” (2013).

The purpose of this guide is to help you with research about autism spectrum disorder. University Librarian are happy to assist you with your research. You can begin a chat during reference hours (just use the box below), submit an email reference question, stop by the reference desk, or request a research appointment. Also, please feel free to contact me directly if you need help. My contact information is on the left of the page.