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Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders

Aspergers: A mother's perspective is an original article written for Spirit Lake Consulting by a North Dakota mother who shares her experience with the school system and advice for others.
Autism guide from the National Institutes of Health is a highly-recommended introduction. In 41 pages they cover in plain language everything from characteristics of Autism to diagnosis to effective aids.
Fact sheet on Autism, what it is, what to expect, what to do, from the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities.
Pervasive Developmental Disorders is a much longer article from the same source which discusses Autism, Asperger's and related behavioral and emotional disorders.
Also, check the Autism page, in the specific disabilities section of our library.

Conduct Disorders and Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Conduct disorder- Straight Talk from Maria "Conduct disorder is a serious condition in which the person constantly violates the rights of others or violates society's rules." This article is one in a series of brief reports by our Spirit Lake staff writer.
Conduct disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder - this is a web archive of the best site we found on the Internet.

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