Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2021: Get Help Now!
Delaware’s Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs works to improve the well being of children with special health needs.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are developmental disabilities that cause substantial impairments in social interaction and communication and the presence of unusual behaviors and interests. Many people with ASDs also have unusual ways of learning, paying attention, or reacting to different sensations. The thinking and learning abilities of people with ASDs can vary—from gifted to severely challenged. An ASD begins before the age of 3 and lasts throughout a person's life.
Division of Public Health (DPH) maintains a registry for autism surveillance for children through age 18. Annual registration is required to maintain accuracy.
Please note: Some of the files available on this page are in Adobe PDF format which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded directly from Adobe . If you are using an assistive technology unable to read Adobe PDF, please either view the corresponding text only version (if available) or visit Adobe's Accessibility Tools page.