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Autism - Support Across the Spectrum Autism - Support Across the Spectrum

Do you want to talk to a professional who can help you with issues relating to diagnosis, treatment, or something else? Here is a select list of resources that may be helpful.

Autism Response Team - a group organized by Autistm Speaks. They are trained to help families with the day-to-day challenges of living with autism. Contact: 1-888-AUTISM2 (288-4762) or familyservices@autismspeaks.org

State-by-State Resources: Find information on intervention, health services, advocates, and much more for your state: http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/fsdb/search.php?chgst=true

Do you have a resource you recommend? Share it by replying to this post and we may add it to the list.

by on Jan. 11, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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SpecialPlaydate
by on Feb. 24, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Special Playdate (www.specialplaydate.com) is free!

When you have a child with autism you want to have them practice their social skills.  Making playdates with other children can be a trying time.  Special Playdate (www.specialplaydate.com) is a company that allows parents to find a perfect playmate for their child.  Log on today and start scheduling your playdates! 

"like" our Facebook page and get great tips daily! Http://www.facebook.com/pages/Special-Playdate/131765036854601

Special Playdate in the news!!!

http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/special-ed-teacher-develops-play-date-tool-those-autism-33982933

thatgirl70
by on Feb. 25, 2011 at 10:51 PM

This is mainly for my benefit, because it's for my area, but in case anyone else lives nearby:

http://amarillo.com/foreverchild/resources/resources.html

ASessa
by on Mar. 10, 2011 at 4:53 PM

For  Staten Island, New York;

http://www.pathfamilycenter.com/

on Facebook;  Path Family Center

I also like the magazine; Living Without which covers autism and food allergies, and GFCF diets.  Also has some very interesting articles and recipies.

http://www.livingwithout.com/news/tricks_for_picky_eaters-2438-1.html?ET=livingwithout:e1429:112534a:&st=email

lesnval
by on Mar. 13, 2011 at 9:38 PM

http://www.autisminternetmodules.org/ - This will become one of your favorite sites, it is mine. With partners such as the National professional Development Center  on ASD, Ohio Dept. of Ed., U of L, Kansas Dept. of Ed, Geneva Centre For Autism, Atuism Society, etc., a very thorough and current site, nice format.

http://www.funandfunction.com/ - if you are looking for items like compression shirts, balance boards, pencil grips, they have everything.  GREAT COMPANY!  Their FB page is outstanding, be sure to "like" them, awesome posts and awesome parental support.  They have an OT on staff to answer any questions about their products.

http://www.oneplaceforspecialneeds.com/ - check them out!  They have the MOST comprehensive list of iPad AND Andriod apps I have come across.  Also a long list other great resources, all around, a great site chocked full of information. 

angelachristine
by Member on Mar. 16, 2011 at 6:09 PM

yeah i signed up for that only to find no one in my area. you need to have it so ppl can see if there are matches before signing up. It was a waste of time.

Quoting SpecialPlaydate:

Special Playdate (www.specialplaydate.com) is free!

When you have a child with autism you want to have them practice their social skills.  Making playdates with other children can be a trying time.  Special Playdate (www.specialplaydate.com) is a company that allows parents to find a perfect playmate for their child.  Log on today and start scheduling your playdates! 

"like" our Facebook page and get great tips daily! Http://www.facebook.com/pages/Special-Playdate/131765036854601

Special Playdate in the news!!!

http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/special-ed-teacher-develops-play-date-tool-those-autism-33982933


ersjean
by on Mar. 19, 2011 at 12:54 PM

Android app that turns Droid phone/tablet into AAC   www.discovermyvoice.com

ASessa
by on Mar. 19, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Here is a research paper from 2007 from the Autism Research Institute or (DAN) which outlines some biomedical treatments that were successful;

http://www.autism.com/pdf/providers/adams_biomed_summary.pdf

 

marisab
by Gold Member on Apr. 1, 2011 at 6:31 AM

BUMP!

AMY61870
by on Apr. 5, 2011 at 7:31 PM

Can you add Autism Asperger Publishing Company?  They offer excellent, research based books about autism spectrum disorders.

Their website is http://www.aapcpublishing,net/ and they have a Facebook page too.  Judy Endow has had books published by them and could tell you more about them.

Thanks!

Than

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