ASD and the Somali Community

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the Somali Community

In 2008, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Somali community began discussing concerns expressed by the community about the number of preschool Somali children with a classification of ASD in the Minneapolis Public Schools. During this process, a need for more information was identified. Below you will find information about the prevalence of ASD in the Somali community in Minnesota and resources for Somali parents.