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Resources

It can becoming overwhelming when searching through a plethora of resources surrounding autism. Listed below is my top resources when searching for services and knowledge.

 

Families

  1. Autism Society's Database for local services

  2. The ARC Autism Now

  3. Autism Wandering Awareness Alerts Response Education

  4. Organization for Autism Research, family resources

  5. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, includes information on education system and special education services.

  6. Easterseals provides services to families such as parent trainings, social skills groups,

  7. National Institutes of Health

  8. Autism Speaks

Siblings

  1. Sibling Leadership Network connect with other siblings with individuals with disabilities through national and state chapters.

  2. Sibling Support Project become trained in or attend SibShops, educational session specifically for siblings with an individual with a disability.

Finances/Healthcare

  1. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

  2. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

  3. Medicaid Waivers

  4. ABLE Accounts

Trainings & Advocacy

  1. The Autism Project

  2. TEACCH Autism Program through UNC

  3. Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopment

  4. TRIAD Training and Education through Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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