Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a broad term used to describe a group of neurodevelopmental conditions typically characterized by differences in communication and social interaction. It is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the United States. According to the CDC, 1 in 44 children have an ASD diagnosis. Show your support for our students with an ASD diagnosis by visiting the Autism Speaks website to learn more. Click here to go to the Autism Speaks website.