Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) For Parents

By Dr. Randy Kulman on Thursday, June 2, 2016

Skyrocketing-use-of-ADHD_-Medications-in-Children-537x380-325x229Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are some of the most common and yet misunderstood disorders that exist in children. While there are various resources available online, it can be hard to find resources that are both interesting and accurate. We have collected a sample of some of the best resources out there, including articles, Facebook and Pinterest links, podcasts, and more. Check out the links below, which are regularly updated by our team at South County Child and Family Consultants.

Articles

What is Autism?An in-depth article from Autism Speaks on the basics of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Sesame Street’s New Brand of Autism EducationA fascinating article on the incorporation of Autism Spectrum Disorders into Sesame Street, and the educational purposes this will serve.

The Story of Autism is Still Being WrittenA great article describing the struggle medical practitioners and parents have faced in developing accurate diagnoses for Autism Spectrum Disorder, and how the way we understand Autism is constantly changing.

Daily News- Theater Holding Sensory Friendly ScreeningsThis article is a hopeful look into how our society can become more sensory friendly, and how many things previously inaccessible are now able to be experienced by those with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Seeing the SpectrumAn insightful, in depth look at understandings the specifics of Autism Spectrum Disorders and how everyone is affected uniquely.

 

Pinterest

Autism Spectrum Disorders and LearningInteresting selection of articles, informative websites, and tips.

Autism Spectrum DisorderDiverse board with articles and activities.

Teaching Classroom Ideas- ASDExcellent board with ideas and inspiration for teachers to use, and great activities for parents to use as well.

Autism Spectrum DisordersGreat resource for helpful parenting tips and interesting articles.

Facebook

Autism SpeaksThe official page of the Autism Speaks organization.

Autism AwarenessAnother great non-profit organization which advocates for those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Leominster Autism ProjectAn excellent local organization which provides information and outreach.

Remrov’s World of AutismA great page designed to provide resources directly to those affected by Autism.

 

Podcasts

Autism Matters SeriesAn in depth selection of podcasts which addresses many of the topics surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorders today.

Autism Speaks Annual PodcastThe annual podcast produced by Autism Speaks, which has information about ASD news and Autism Speaks outreach events.

All About AutismA podcast series produced by Heather and Dave Eaton, which addresses a multitude of various issues each week.