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Autism Links

 Video Modeling:  DVDs, CDs, Digital Downloads, and On-line Services

 Books for Kids and Teens on the Spectrum

 OCD Resources

www.ldonline.org/ provides information about various learning disabilities

http://www.ncld.org/publications-a-more links to advocacy groups and information about learning disabilities. 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/character_ed.htm anger management, bullying, and conflict resolution lessons and resources.

www.sandbox-learning.com tools to create personalized social stories.  $8.99 subscription.

http://www.greyolltwit.com/social-stories-2.html free computer program for creating social stories.  A few free social stories are included.

www.therapro.com occupational therapy products offered for sale.

http://www.hwtears.com/hwt/online-tools/screener free screener of handwriting proficiency.

http://www.templegrandin.com/ official website for Temple Grandin, autism expert and advocate. 

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/autism/complete-index.shtml#pub4 National Institute of Mental Health government pamphlet providing general information about autism.

http://autismsciencefoundation.org/autism-warning-signs early warning signs 0-5 years.

http://www.springer.com/psychology/child+%26+school+psychology/journal/10803 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.  Read on-line through Springer.com with membership.  Peer-reviewed scientific articles. 

http://www.amazon.com/Child-Adolescent-Psychopharmacology-Made-Simple/dp/1572244356 cheap and simple book on psychiatric medications for children.

http://www.amazon.com/Parents-Asperger-Syndrome-High-Functioning-Autism/dp/1572305312/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1320587994&sr=1-1-spell well-written, easy to understand book providing an overview of Aspergers and HFA for parents.

http://www.amazon.com/Against-Law-Social-Boundaries-Straight/dp/1931282358/ref=pd_bxgy_b_text_c relationships and boundaries for Aspergers.

http://www.edmegastore.com/fine-motor-skills.html handwriting and fine motor skills toys and grips.

http://www.especialneeds.com/aba-autism-handwriting-writing-aids.html fine motor and other therapy aids.


http://www.youtube.com/user/a4cwsn free YouTube channel about special needs apps.

http://www.youtube.com/user/SNApps4Kids#p/u free YouTube channel about special needs apps.  See  "subscriptions" on my Autistic Kids Channel for other helpful channels. 

http://www.learningabledkids.com/ information and links for parents with kids with learning disabilities.  
  
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-library Autism Speaks resource library.

http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/video-glossary FREE ASD Video Glossary to help parents and teachers identify red flags and features.

http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-library/online-learning-tools-software Online resources listed with Autism Speaks.

http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-library/safety-products Safety products listed with Autism Speaks.

http://www.txautism.net/index.html different therapies discussed, methods of teaching kids with autism,  and many great links to Texas reources!  State agency website. 

http://www.mousetrial.com/autism_software.html
 AUTISM SOFTWARE LIST!  SOME ITEMS ARE FREE!

http://www.teachtown.com/Public/Purchase/Default.aspx?DefaultPanel=homeroombasicspanel 

http://seriweb.com/ Special Education Resources on the Internet.  Links to resources. 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed search for articles in medical and science journals.

http://www.austinlibrary.com/virtual/ online databases of scholarly and other articles. 

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/ Center for Disease Control official child development information and warning signs for various disorders.

http://www.teachingautisticchildren.net/ MANY LINKS TO RESOURCES.

http://www.emergingedtech.com/ Technology for the classroom.  Links to resources and articles about using videos, Internet, iPad, video modeling, and other technologies. 

Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns[Paperback] Brenda Smith(Author) ; Southwick, Jack(Author) Myles (Author).  Available at Amazon.com.   

http://www.etsy.com/shop/therapeuticthreads Weighted hoodies and other items.  Local Austin, TX, business. 

http://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/ National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Several universities have combined resources to share information on evidence-based practices.  Free informational modules available to members. 
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-library/assistive-technology Autism Speaks' listing of assistive technology.

http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/autism-apps Apps listed by Autism Speaks.
http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/gp_iep_guide.pdf Autism Speaks IEP guide.
http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/your-childs-rights Autism Speaks guide to legal rights for Americans.

http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-library/visual-tools --listing of websites that offer visual tools for people with ASD.
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/resource-library/adults-autism --A place to start for parents/caregivers of adults with ASD.
http://www.youtube.com/user/markhutten --Free YouTube channel for Aspergers, including many free social stories for kids.  Great channel!

http://behaviornews.wordpress.com/ --AISD SCORES (autism services) training information, including contact e-mails and the staff-only location for autism materials.  Lots of good info on reward systems and technology.  

http://www5.esc13.net/autism/library.html --Autism collection at Region 13 library.  For Austin and surrounding areas.  Resource for teachers, but parents and professionals in the area can access it, too.  

https://sites.google.com/a/austinisd.org/aisdlibraries/library-catalog
--more Austin-area library sources; for children in AISD, there are some recommended digital sources--Discovery Streaming, Brain Pop, and TumbleBooks, that require a login & password from AISD.  

See also:

Therapy
Resource Guides
Support Groups
Special Needs Catalogs












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