Check out these great books for young people who want to learn more about autism spectrum disorder
Learn some key things to make sure people with autism spectrum disorder are included in these important relationships that sustain us all throughout life.
This brochure gives an overview of the typical signs and symptoms of autism.
I Have a Friend with Autism (For Kids)
This is a great pamphlet for children who share how to be friends.
Mental Health Issues
A guidebook for mental health professionals.
A guidebook on mental health issues affecting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
This brochure gives an overview of what Asperger’s Disorder is and the typical signs and symptoms.
This brochure is geared for children to learn facts about Asperger’s Disorder.
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Activities include public policy advocacy, the development of autistic cultural activities, and leadership trainings for autistic self-advocates. They provide information about autism, disability rights, and systems change to the public through a number of different educational, cultural, and advocacy related projects.
The oldest autism organization in the United States and is a primary source for information about autism. You can find a state and local chapter near you through their web site.
Science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. The Autism Speaks site hosts many excellent downloadable resources.
A free, informational web site run by parents, for parents.
Source of up-to-date information on diagnosis, research, treatments and data, such as prevalence.
JAN’s mission is to help people with disabilities enhance their employability and to show employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
Offers a selection of current, high-quality resources about ASD identification and intervention; resources about biomedical research into the causes of ASD; resources that address the communication, education, and vocational challenges of autism; and resources about autism's impact on family life. Separate sections identify resources about autism and environmental health research as well as those that address concerns about vaccines. This knowledge path for health professionals, educators, researchers, policymakers, and families is updated periodically.
Source of the National Standards Report on evidence-based interventions for autism spectrum disorders.
Provides information, links, books, games, toys, and therapy products for people on the spectrum.
An online resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder/ Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS).
Publishes frequent updates of autism stories in the news media, as well as research updates and state-by-state autism-related calendar events. NOTE: Fee-based subscription.
Autism News source that tracks the latest research reports and summarizes them in a user-friendly manner.
Offers online college course in autism and related disorders with both a credit and non-credit audit option.
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