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Mother holding babyThe Virginia early intervention guidance document provides information for families and service providers about:

  • Early signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Virginia's early intervention process
  • Referring young children for further diagnostic testing
  • Virginia early intervention supports and services
  • Evidence-based practices for working with young children with ASD
  • Screening & diagnostic tools for toddlers with ASD, and
  • Information on focused practices and comprehensive intervention models

This guidance document was developed as a collaborative effort of the VA Dept. of Behavior Health and Developmental Services, Partnership for People with Disabilities at VCU, Virginia Dept. of Education, Commonwealth Autism Service, the ARC of Virginia, and local Part C early intervention providers.

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