Saturday, October 6, 2012

Helpful websites about Aspergers and Autism

These are some of my most frequented websites. I like them because they provide tons of information and resources; plus, they are educational and easy to read.

Autism Society – Autism Source
Online Resource Database

My Aspergers Child – help for parents of children with aspergers syndrome

I Love ABA – all about Applied Behavioral Analysis

Help Autism Now Society - HANS is dedicated to helping families by supporting physicians and other professionals in the early recognition and diagnosis of autism.

Autism Research Institute – The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is the hub of a worldwide network of parents and professionals concerned with autism

The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) - a single 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).
*This is Tony Attwood’s official website; he is a leading authority in all things Asperger.

Global Autism Collaboration - The mission of the Global Autism Collaboration (GAC): To network and collaborate with autism organizations worldwide to generate necessary legal and social change to deal with the global autism health crisis.

The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding - A Social Story™ describes a situation, skill, or concept in terms of relevant social cues, perspectives, and common responses in a specifically defined style and format. The goal of a Social Story™ is to share accurate social information in a patient and reassuring manner that is easily understood by its audience.

Help for Aspergers -

HELP WITH Autism, Asperger's syndrome & related disorders

Maxine Aston specializes in working with individuals, couples and families
who are affected by Asperger Syndrome.
*Maxine was once married to a man with Aspergers Syndrome.

Families of Adults Affected by Aspergers (FAAAS) - Our mission is to offer support to the family members of adult individuals with Asperger's Syndrome

Positively Autism - Autism newsletter with free articles, resources, and teaching materials

The Color of Autism – A non-profit organization committed to educating and assisting African American families with Autistic children. Autism affects children of every race, ethnic group and socioeconomic status.

Autism News, Views and Resources - Hosted by Nicole Flamer, mother of three on the autism spectrum, writer, advocate and co-founder of Autism Child Care Connection - inclusive child care, parent support and advocacy center.

STAA provides autism awareness, support & special needs resources to women who care for family members on the autism spectrum and/or who have other special needs.

This blog is packed with great resources and information on Aspergers. The author is an adult man with Aspergers [and 2 children on the spectrum].

Dr. Kathy Marshack specializes in treating Asperger Syndrome and relationships.

Minority mom's blog about her family of male Aspies.

Best darn AS Partner support group...this kept me sane in the early days of my marriage.