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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Resources

A collection of resources curated for psychiatric-mental health nurses: From toolkits to graduate school listings, the APNA Resource Center is your first access point for information on topics across the spectrum of psychiatric-mental health nursing.

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Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Life, Animated Official Trailer 1 (2016)

Owen Suskind Documentary HD
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Why everything you know about autism is wrong

Video by Jac den Houting
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Meet others in your local area with Autism to talk and share strategies, treatments, etc.

Resources for families
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Current Enlightenment About Etiology and Pharmacological Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Psychopharmacological treatment for ASD symptoms
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. American Academy of Pediatrics 145(1).

Primary care assessment for ASD
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (Nursing)

This article offers understand the presentation of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), management of patients with ASD, and describes the nursing diagnosis of ASD
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Screening and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder for Healthcare Providers

Provides developmental screening CDC recommendations
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Speaks

Parent and family support for individuals and families with ASD
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthAutism Spectrum Disorder

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provides an overview of ASD and many resources.
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthInfant Mental Health

Nurse Family and Educator Resources

Early Head Start:
Child & Adolescent Mental HealthInfant Mental Health

Nurse Family and Educator Resources

Healthy Families America: