Links

Autism Society of America, www.autism-society.org

Autism Speaks, www.autismspeaks.org
*Funding research on and raising awareness about autism

National Autism Center

The National Autism Center is May Institute’s center for the promotion of evidence-based practice. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) by providing reliable information, promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive resources for families, practitioners, and communities.

http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/affiliates/

Wrightslaw, www.wrightslaw.com
*Special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with special needs

Do2Learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs, www.do2learn.com
*Books learning tools, games, software and more for children with special needs
Autism Inspiration, www.autisminspiration.com
*Online resource for parents and children with autism spectrum behaviors

Autism Support Network, www.autismsupportnetwork.com
*Connects families with support and resources for autism spectrum disorders

First Signs, http://www.firstsigns.org
*Dedicated to educating parents about the early warning signs of autism and related disorders

DIR/Floortime Approach, www.icdl.com
Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning Disorders

The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding, www.thegraycenter.org
*Website for Carol Gray and Social Stories

The Teacher’s Success Guide for Special Needs Students
http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/teacher-resources/teaching-individuals-with-down-syndrome/communication-techniques-with-parents-and-your-student/

Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities
http://nichcy.org/what-works-effective-teaching-strategies-for-students-with-disabilities

Teaching Students with Emotional Disturbances
http://nichcy.org/teaching-students-with-e-d

Don’t Give Up: Great Lessons for Kids
http://www.lifeinsurancequote.net/great-life-lessons-for-kids/

Disability.gov: Find Information on Education, Health, Benefits, and more
https://www.disability.gov/

Medicare Disability: Enrollment for disabled Americans
http://www.ehealthmedicare.com/about-medicare/disability/