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].
http://life-with-aspergers.blogspot.com/

Dr. Kathy Marshack specializes in treating Asperger Syndrome and relationships.
http://www.kmarshack.com/Asperger-Syndrome.html

Minority mom's blog about her family of male Aspies.
http://www.confessionsofanaspergersmom.blogspot.com/

Best darn AS Partner support group...this kept me sane in the early days of my marriage.
http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/main.asp?webtag=ASPartners&nav=start&prettyurl=%2FASPartners&gid=159271086

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