Autism Spectrum Disorder: Internet Resources

Comprehensive ASD Resources

Autism Society
A society to help those affected by autism through education, advocacy, services, research, and support.

Autism Now Center
The Autism NOW Center provides high quality resources and information in core areas across the lifespan to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, their families, caregivers, and professionals in the field.

AutismWeb A Parent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Managed by parents, AutismWeb includes great insights on different autism teaching methods. The site also provides a forum where parents can go to share their stories, give updates on their children’s progress, and share recipes that may be useful for picky eaters.

The National Autistic Society – UK
This site has a large range of helps for families. The site only loads a bit at a time, so just be sure to click on the “Load More” button.

Other Resources

10 Fun Activities for Children with Autism
Some great ideas of things to do with your child with ASD that will give them opportunities to explore many things.

Animated Explanation of Autism
This cute 5:30 minute film explains autism on a children’s level. It also explains how kids/people are different various ways.

Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Helpful information about the part anxiety plays in the lives of children with ASD. Also, some suggestions as to how parents can help.

Can you Make it Stop?
This video shows what is it like for an autistic person as they get too much information, something that is a common problem for many.

Nutrition for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
S
ome helpful suggestions for helping your ASD child eating healthy and get the needed nutrition.

The Well Travel Guide for Parents of Autism Spectrum Children
Helpful suggestions for planning a family vacation with an ASD child.

Tony Atwood
This site gives information on issues related to Asperger’s Syndrome, including an article on women and girls who have Asperger’s.

Blogs

Autism Has My Child
The author of this blog is a mother of 3 boys. Her oldest son, Austin, is autistic. He is 13 and has hit puberty!

Finding Peace in the Autism Puzzle
An online resource for Christian families on the puzzling road of autism spectrum disorders. The author shares resources, research, ideas, inspiring Scripture, success stories, and even failures.

Hoping Not Coping
The author is the mother of a boy diagnosed with autism in 2007 when he was a little over two years old. In this blog she tells her story, the struggles, useful information, and hopefully gives strength to those who need it who are faced with a diagnosis of autism and don’t know what to do with those emotions.

The Moment I Got My Son with Autism’s Need for Routine
Blog and video sharing life with a young child with ASD.