Identifying ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities
Toddlers between 16-30 months of age:
Toddler & Older:
Take online tests designed to provide indications of whether someone might be on the spectrum. This is not a substitute for a professional diagnosis, but may help you to know if you may be autistic and to help guide your next steps.
Learn about Coalition on Adult Basic Education, Job Accommodation Network, explore effective adult literacy reading programs, and see how to get in contact with your state's Learning Disabilities (LDA) affiliate here.
The Color of Autism Foundation, whose goal is "to end the stigma of Autism Spectrum Disorders in communities of color. We are devoted to building efficacy and empowering families to lessen their isolation."
Autism Speaks' 2020 article about breaking down barriers for Black families and communities to autism diagnosis and care.
View the process of applying for Disability Insurance through the Division of Disability Determination (DDD).
The Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities (FCBDD) is a county agency providing supports to children and adults who have developmental disabilities. Services are provided to residents of Franklin County, Ohio.
Supporting local high school and college students struggling with dependence on drugs or alcohol.
Go here for State and County resources for children and families. Includes autism supports but also pregnancy, child care & development, free & fun activities, behavior, education & early intervention, immigration, legal & financial help, housing, transportation, crisis hotlines, and more.
Curious about sensory processing and whether you or your child have differences in this area?
Visit the OT Toolbox to find out more:
Learning Aid Ohio aims to provide FREE, in-person, supplemental learning support for students with IEPs.
This Understanding ADHD Accommodations for College Students guide was designed to help students know what disability support and accommodations are mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It includes:
Click here to access the College Planning Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities. You will learn about the most common learning disabilities among college students, challenges you or your loved one may face, types of accommodations available in college, and how to request them - including a sample request form.