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Autism Resources

 
 
 
 
 
The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit helps families of children ages four and under make the best possible use of the 100 days following the diagnosis.
 
The Autism Circuit is a project based at ESC Region 13 and funded by a grant from the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of providing professional development to educators working with students with autism spectrum disorder. 
Explore Modules Covering a Variety of Topics: AIM is designed to provide high-quality information and professional development for anyone who supports, instructs, works with, or lives with someone with autism. Each module guides you through case studies, instructional videos, pre- and post-assessments, a glossary, and much more. AIM modules are available at no cost. If you would like to receive credit for your time on AIM, certificate and credit options are available for a fee.
The mission of the Autism Society of America (ASA) is to promote lifelong access and opportunity for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating, included members of their community. Education, advocacy at state and federal levels, active public awareness and the promotion of research form the cornerstones of ASA's efforts to carry forth its mission.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
 
Joel Shaul specializes in mental health services for children and teens at the autism spectrum. Autism Teaching Strategies offers social skills activities, social skills games, speech and language activities, and social skills worksheets for teaching children with autism. 
 
Located in Baltimore, MD, Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, through patient care, special education, research, and professional training.
 
CDC is committed to continuing to provide essential data on ASD, search for factors that put children at risk for ASD and possible causes, and develop resources that help identify children with ASD as early as possible.
 
Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills. In addition, we offer premier products including View2do, JobTIPS, FACELAND, books, and apps for purchase.
 
The web site of Future Horizons contains information about Autism Spectrum Disorders, a list of publications which include books, videos, and The Autism Asperger’s Digest Magazine, conference dates and locations, and links to other autism-related web sites.
 
The National Autism Center is May Institute’s Center for the Promotion of Evidence-based Practice. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating evidence-based information about the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive and reliable resources for families, practitioners, and communities.
 
This is the official web site of the Texas Education Agency Special Education department. Arranged in alphabetical order, it provides information on all aspects of special education in regards to schools and laws.
 
Through the network of the 20 Regional Education Service Centers (ESCs) around the state and in conjunction with the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism www.txautism.net provides a mechanism to access training, technical assistance, support, and resources for educators who serve students with autism.
 
Tony Attwood's web site is a guide for parents, professionals, and people with Asperger's Syndrome and their partners. This web site contains resources, schedule information, messages and issues related to Asperger's Syndrome, and papers written on related topics.
 
 Wrong Planet provides a discussion forum, where members communicate with each other, an article section, with exclusive articles and how-to guides, a blogging feature, and a chat room for real-time communication with other persons with Asperger’s Syndrome.