Autism Spectrum Disorder Resources

 

ASD Web Resources

Research

 

ASD Web Resources

The following websites contain a variety of useful resources on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD):

1. www.actcommunity.net/

  • The Autism Manual for BC is available here, including chapters on the diagnostic process, medical issues in autism treatments, services, parental advocacy, and transition from school to work.
  • Searchable Registry of Autism Service Providers in British Columbia
  • Community Resources
  • Information about educational opportunities for individuals with autism, for parents and professionals

2. www.autismspeaks.ca

  • Information about autism, including FAQ, early warning signs, and a video glossary to help in spotting early red flags of ASD
  • A national Accessing Services page with links to government-funded products and services in each province as well as special education resources.
  • An extensive Resource Library for those who want to learn more about autism, browse the latest books, magazines, educational manuals, and more
  • Science news, initiatives, research, clinical programs and blog posts (available via the US-based Autism Speaks Website)

3. www.autismcanada.org

  • Extensive descriptions of autism characteristics, early signs, and different types of treatments
  • Links to scientific evidence on a wide variety of autism topics
  • Videos from the Changing the Course of Autism Conferences 2009-2013

4. www.autismawarenesscentre.com

  • Extensive listing of help/resources available in provinces/territories
  • Comprehensive database of articles and information about ASD

 

Research

Summaries of current ASD research are also available at Childhood Disability Link