What is Autism?
Amythest Schaber has an excellent video blog on Youtube, addressing various topics in autism.
The first question after a diagnosis of autism is often, “What does this mean for my child?“
Autism can be a scary word. But the reality doesn’t have to be scary.
Both good and misleading information and support can be found online. There is a lot of controversy about the nature of autism and ways to treat it – so internet surfer, beware.
Two of the best sources of information are people with autism, and families of people with autism. There really is no substitute for life experience. In addition, we’ve listed a few good general autism websites.
Blogs of People With Autism: Lives Being Lived
General Information on Autism:
Autism Canada puts special focus on providing information, referral and resources for parents and other family members who are seeking support for children with autism. This site also provides news, resources and links for youths and adults on the spectrum. An exciting feature of the site is Autism Junction – a searchable Canada-wide Directory of ASD services and related supports.
The Autism Awareness Centre believes that education is the key to success in assisting individuals who have autism. With numerous social, communication, and behavioral intervention methods and the more recent field of biomedical interventions, it is important to keep parents and professionals on the leading edge of new information.
Ollibean is a dynamic community of parents, families and advocates in the disability community working together for a more socially just, accessible and inclusive world.
A one-stop source for carefully curated, evidence-based information from autism parents, autistics, and autism professionals.