Booklet that gives a quick overview of the autism spectrum disorder, resources, and miscellaneous information.
FCIC's My Health Passport is a health advocacy document that describes the unique supports and preferences of an individual. It is designed to be shared with many types of healthcare providers, in clinic and hospital settings, especially for those who are not very familiar in providing care to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Hard copies of My Health Passports are currently available, and can be ordered free of charge by contacting Dr. Liz Perkins or (813) 974-7076. The forms are also available for free download.
"Making Life Easier" Series
The "Making Life Easier" series is designed specifically for parents and caregivers. This series of tip-sheets contains valuable information on how to make often challenging events easier to navigate, and even enjoyable, for both caregivers and children.
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Handipoints is a virtual community for families where children’s everyday “real world” chores earn them big prizes and new adventures in a safe online environment that is controlled and monitored by parents.
Bilingual web site that helps children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses and disabilities including autism spectrum disorders. Site contains local resources, medical information on pediatric illnesses and support from other parents.
Addresses milestones for ages 0 thru 17 years of age. Free materials to download.
This website has over 8,000 1-2 minute videos on a wide variety of parenting topics, including a number of topics related to parenting a child with mental health challenges. This site features expert advice from NAMI Medical Director, Ken Duckworth, and parenting insight from Jay Gaylen, a NAMI Basics teacher from NAMI Orange County.
Here you will find information and select resources that have been compiled specifically with the needs of familes in mind. Just as a community changes and grows over time, so will this page as new interactive elements and resources are created and added.
This program trains professionals to help families, but also maintains a site for parents.
Peer support and information for brothers and sisters of people with special needs.
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- Adult Issues
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Early Intervention
- For Kids
- Health & Wellness
- Life Skills
- Parenting & Family
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