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Autism Internet Resources
http://www.autismspeaks.org/
A good starting point is
http://www.autism-watch.org/
which will guide you through many good and bad websites.
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1. National Centers
a.  National Institutes of Mental Health  (NIMH)
NIMH Pages about Autism
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/topics/topic-page-autism-spectrum-disorders-pervasive-developmental-disorders.shtml
Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders)
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-pervasive-developmental-disorders/index.shtml

b.  Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)     
http://centerforautism.com/parent-resources.aspx
c.  Autism Society of America.  www.autism-society.org
d.  National Alliance for Autism Research.http://www.autismspeaks.org/naar_history.php
e.   Autism Screening Kit and Strategies.  www.firstsigns.org
f.    Autism Resources.  www.autism-resources.com  
g.  Treating Autism http://www.autismspeaks.org/treatment/index.php
h.  American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement and Technical Report
Identification and Evaluation of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

2.  National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
a.  
http://www.nichcy.org  (Home page, with various links)
b.  Autism Fact Sheet
http://www.nichcy.org/pubs/factshe/fs1txt.htm  
c.   Alphabetical list of State Resource Sheets
http://www.nichcy.org/states.htm  

3.  Centers for Disease Control  
http://www.cdc.gov
a.  Autism resources
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html
b.  Vaccine Information
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/index.html

4.  TEACCH Center  http://www.teacch.com,   www.unc.edu/depts/teacch
a.  http://www.teacch.com/teacch_i.htm  (Medical aspects of Autism and related
disorders)
b.  
Educational approaches for Autism  http://www.teacch.com/whatis.html
c.  http://www.teacch.com/teacchco.htm  (Communication Approaches for Autism)
d.  http://www.teacch.com/teacch_i.htm  (Family Reference Guide)
e.
 http://teacch.com/publications-assessment-tools-and-teaching-materials
Home Teaching Kit Level 1 Home Teaching Kit Level 2
5.  Yale Child Study Clinic:
a. General Info about Autism/PDD
http://www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/autism/pddinfo.html  
b. Publications
http://www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/autism/parentpublications.html  
c. National Organizations
http://www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/autism/pdd.html#national  

6.  State Autism Resources
a.  Home page & various program links
http://depts.washington.edu/uwautism/index.html  
b.  Autism Best Practice Guidelines    
http://www.ddhealthinfo.org/pdf/ASDGuidelines1.pdf   
7.   Illinois Autism Resources
a.  Autism Society of Illinois
http://www.autismillinois.org/index.asp    
State of IL
http://www.theautismprogram.org/  
Autism Resources   MISSOURI
Autism Center,University of Missouri Health Care,Children's Hospital, One Hospital Drive,
Columbia, MO  65212   573-884-1871


8.   New York State Department of Health  
http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/eip/autism/index.htm

9.  At Health Mental Health website
a.  30NOV01:
http://www.athealth.com/Practitioner/Newsletter/FPN_5_23.html  (8 links)
b.  03DEC99
http://www.athealth.com/Practitioner/Newsletter/FPN_3_45.html  (10 links)

10. Other teaching resource:  
www.polyxo.com  
http://www.spiesforparents.cpd.usu.edu/Start.htm

Book Resources         
1.  
 Autism Handbook for Parents: Facts and Strategies for Parenting Success
by Janice Janzen  Publish Date 03/01/2009
Understanding the Nature of Autism: A Practical Guide / Edition 1
by Janice E. Janzen   Publish Date January 1998

2.  Emergence, Labeled Autistic: A True Story by Temple Grandin,Margaret M. Scariano 09/28/1996
Temple Grandin  DVD Release Date: 08/17/2010
3.  Thinking In Pictures: My Life with Autism by Temple Grandin  expanded tie-in edition01/26/2010
The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's by Temple Grandin 03/20/2011  

Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism  09/13/2011
by Diane M. Kennedy, Rebecca S. Banks, Temple Grandin


Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Understanding and Managing
Social Challenges for those with Asperger's/Austism
by Temple Grandin, Sean Barron, Veronica Zysk December 2004     

4.  
The Neurobiology of Autism by Margaret L. Bauman,Thomas L. Kemper (Editor) 03/15/2006


5.  Parent Survival Manual:A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related                   
Developmental Disorders by Eric Schopler, Ph.D.

6.  Teaching Children with Autism,Strategies to Enhance Communication and Socialization  
by Kathleen Quill
text about autism for the professional speech therapist.



7.  Educating Children with Autism  10/11/2001
by Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism,National Research Council,
Catherine Lord (Editor),James P. McGee

8.  Ten (10) Things That Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew  Ellen Notbohm

9.  
Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide  by Michael Powers Psy D. 2009

Developed by:  Mark A. Daeley, M.D.    12 Nov 02                  Revised by:  Charles Morton, MD 15 Feb 2007
Developmental Pediatrics                                                         Developmental Pediatrics

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Asperger Syndrome Resource Guide

Internet Resources
1.  
Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support Website (O.A.S.I.S.)
a.  Papers and Articles & Education links very helpful
http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/Articles.aspx
b. TONY ATTWOOD Answers Some Common Questions About Asperger Syndrome
http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/Articles/Asperger-Syndrome--Some-Common-Questions.aspx
c.  Multimedia Connections: A Case Study of A Child With Asperger's Syndrome
by Anthony R. Forder, ME.d
http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/Articles/Multimedia-Connections--A-Case-Study-of-A-Child-Wi.aspx
d. Teacher Guides
Understanding the Student With Asperger's Syndrome: Guidelines for Teachers

2.  National Autistic Society [United Kingdom] (Surrey Branch)
a.  Home page & search engine http://www.mugsy.org  
b.  
http://www.mugsy.org/wing2.htm  (Lorna Wing’s article)
c.  
http://www.mugsy.org/bishop.htm  (D.V.M. Bishop’s article)

3.  TEACCH Center:  
http://www.teacch.com

4.  National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

a.  Home page, with various links
http://www.nichcy.org  
b.  PDD Fact Sheet, with Asperger’s Info
http://www.nichcy.org/pubs/factshe/fs20txt.htm   
c.  Alphabetical list of State Resource Sheets
http://www.nichcy.org/states.htm  

5.  Yale Child Study Clinic:

a. General Info about Autism/PDD
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/information/autism.aspx

b.  General Info about Asperger’s
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/information/aspergers.aspx

c.  Assessment and Diagnosis Guidelines
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/Images/asdiagnosis_tcm339-34860.pdf

d.  Treatment and Intervention Guidelines
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/Images/astreatments_tcm339-34836.pdf
e. General Information About Pervasive Developmental Disorders
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/sites/sites.aspx
http://www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/autism/pdd.html#national  
f.   National Organizations
http://medicine.yale.edu/childstudy/autism/resource/index.aspx



Book Resources

1.  The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome by Tony Attwood
Pub. Date: May 2008    Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers        ISBN-13: 9781843106692

2.   A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning  Autism:
How to Meet the Challenges and Help your Child Thrive.
by Sally Ozonoff,   Geraldine Dawson, James McPartland  Publication date: 6/20/2002  ISBN-13: 9781572305311

3.  The Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration
by Patricia Romanowski Bashe, M.S. Ed, Barbara L. Kirby,Simon Baron-Cohen (Foreword by) 03/29/2005

4.  Navigating the Social World: A Curriculum for Educating Indiviuals with Asperger's    
Syndrome and High Functioning Autism by Jeanette McAfee M.D.  01/28/2002

5.  Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome by Luke Jackson  Published August 2002

6.  Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent's Guide by Michael D. Powers,Janet Poland 09/2003

7.  Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger's, Tourette's, Bipolar, and More!
by Martin L. Kutscher, Robert R. Wolff, Tony Attwood,  03/15/2007

8.  Through My Eyes: A Life With Asperger's  by Quinn Koeneman  March 28, 2007


This list was Developed by:  Mark A. Daeley, M.D.    12Nov02                          
Revised by:  Charles Morton, MD 15 May 2007
Developmental Pediatrics    
                                                     
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