Peter Rosenbaum and Briano di Rezze discuss autism, social communication and the Autism Classification System.
This is an annotated bibliography of selected books on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) that may be suitable for different audiences and purposes.
The Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication, or ACSF, provides a standardized and simplified way for clinicians, therapists, teachers, and parents to talk about what a child’s social communication abilities are.
Brief on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Occupational Therapy for the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, Ottawa, Nov. 2006.
ACSF:SC (Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication)
The purpose of this Keeping Current is to review the concern that, rather than being integrated, these two streams ("development" and "disability") of thought have traditionally run more or less in parallel.
There are many tools that assess the functional status of children with ASD, but no valid and reliable functional classification system exists with which to group children.