Peter Rosenbaum and Briano di Rezze discuss autism, social communication and the Autism Classification System.
ACSF:SC (Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication)
Brief on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Occupational Therapy for the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, Ottawa, Nov. 2006.
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.
The Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication, or ACSF:SC, provides a standardized and simplified way for clinicians, therapists, teachers, and parents to talk about what a child’s social communication abilities are.
Focus on the Outcomes of Communication Under Six (FOCUS © ) is a clinical tool designed to evaluate change in communicative-participation in preschool children. ‘Communicative participation’ is the child’s communication and interaction in “real world” situations at home, school, or in the community