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41 Things to Know About Autism
by Chantal Sicile-Kira

The Autism Answer Book: More Than 300 of the Top Questions Parents Ask
by William Stillman

Autism Aspergers: Solving the Relationship Puzzle--A New Developmental Program that Opens the Door to Lifelong Social and Emotional Growth
by Steven E. Gutstein

Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Busting the Myths
by Lynn Adams, PhD

The Autism Book : Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions
by Jhoanna Robledo, Dawn Ham-Kucharski

The Autism Encyclopedia
by John T. Neisworth, Pamela S. Wolfe

Autism Journey Guide
by Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

The Autism Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment, Coping, and Healing--from a Mother Whose Child Recovered
by Karen Siff Exkorn

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs
by Chantal Sicile-Kira

Autism Spectrum Disorders from A to Z: Assessment, Diagnosis... & More!
by Emily Doyle Iland, Barbara T. Doyle

Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure
by Dr. Paul Offit

Callous Disregard: Autisms and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy
by Andrew J. Wakefield
foreword by Jenny McCarthy

Do-Watch-Listen-Say: Social and Communication Intervention for Children with Autism
by Kathleen Ann Quill

Living Along the Autism Spectrum: What Does It Mean to have Autism or Asperger Syndrome?
by Stephen Shore, EdD and Robert Naseef, PhD
moderated by Daniel Gottlieb, PhD

The Official Autism 101 Manual
by Karen L. Simmons with contributions by Temple Grandin, Anthony Attwood, Darold A. Treffert, Bernard Rimland, Jed E. Baker, and more

Overcoming Autism: Finding the Answers, Strategies, and Hope That Can Transform a Child's Life
by Lynn Koegel, Claire LaZebnik

Pervasive Developmental Disorder: An Altered Perspective
by Barbara Quinn, Anthony Malone

Understanding Autism For Dummies
by Stephen M. Shore, MA and Linda G. Rastelli, MA

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
by The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Understanding Autism: From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment
by Steve Moldin, John Rubenstein
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Understanding Autism
by Susan Dodd

Understanding the Nature of Autism: A Guide to the Autism Spectrum Disorders, Second Edition
by Janice Janzen


American Academy of Pediatrics
General information related to child health, specific guidelines concerning pediatric issues, information about AAP's programs and activities, publications and other child health resources. Information comes from child health experts with scientific research supporting their recommendations.

American Music Therapy Association
Music is a form of non-verbal communication that increases social skills, language development, interaction, expression, organizational processing, and encourages spontaneous creation and improvisation.

Art Therapy and Autism
The most comprehensive website on the topic of art and autism to date, with a huge list of resources from the fields of art therapy, art education, special education, psychology and more. Plus contact info of specialists in the US and news postings.

Autism & Learning 
An infographic designed to serve as a visual tool for the Introduction to Autism and Education in America.

Autism Reading Room
Autism Reading Room is designed to explain scientific advances in autism research to a general audience. Our objectives are to assist affected families in understanding their diagnosis, introduce the field of autism research to clinicians and practitioners, and promote public understanding of brain development.

Autism Resource Guide
This site provides links to more information about autism, its causes, daignosis and treatment, organizations and related topics. 

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Knowledge Path
A guide to resources about ASD screening, diagnosis, treatment, care, and impact on family life.  It includes tools for health care practices; training; improving state systems and services; research; and finding data and statistics, journal articles, reports, and other materials.  From the Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University. 

Autism Treatment
Autism information for practitioners, parents and professionals. This site is updated regularly and provides reliable information regarding autism in an easily digestible form.

Autism University
Future Horizon's Autism University is an insightful online lecture series that can help professionals andparents face the daily challenges that ASD and SPD can present whileinstilling hope through education. Enjoy this online series and checkback with us often as we add new speakers.

A scientific innovation that uses a newly patented technology to combine the strength of each person's unique experience and the power of a collective database.

Center for Disease Control and Preventions: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)
Updated and easy to read information on facts, screening, diagnosis and treatments. Pages dedicated to data and statistics, research and publications.

DailyRx: Autism Spectrum Disorders
This site includes an Autism Spectrum Disorders Encyclopedia, Autism Spectrum Disorders Top Stories, Trending News, Videos, and more!
Connecting the disability community to information and opportunities. Provides easy access to comprehensive disability-related information and resources.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs' (OSEP's) IDEA website. Created to provide a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations, released on August 3, 2006. 

Louisiana Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities Project
The LSU Human Development Center’s LASARD Project is proud to present a series of free on-line workgroups. These on-line workgroups focus on effective practices and key issues related to programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Disabilities.

Medline Plus
Service of US National Library of Medicine and the NIH. Health topics, info about drugs and supplements, encyclopedia with pictures and diagrams, dictionary, current health news and directories of doctors/dentists/hospitals.
Your Source for Medical Information, Health and Well Being...take control of your health!

Music As Therapy for Autistic Children
Studies on patients with cancer, ADD, and depression have shown that music therapy is effective in helping people cope with a situation, both mentally and physically. Some hospitals today use music therapy to help patients manage their illnesses, because it is research-proven that music calms the mind and eases stress.
Other Music Therapy Resources
Music as Therapy: How Music Can Make You Healthier
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North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
NASPGHAN strives to improve the care of infants, children and adolescents with digestive disorders by promoting advances in clinical care, research and education.
Find the Best Dual-Diagnosis Recovery Program for Developmental Disorders and Substance Abuse

Special Needs Answers
Your resource for special needs planning, as well as for finding an attorney that can help in your area.

Theatre Access NYC: Find Autism-Friendly Performances

The Broadway League and Theatre Development Fund (TDF) developed a new website exclusively listing accessible Broadway performances, Theatre Access NYC. The comprehensive website will give information on which shows have scheduled special open captioned, sign language interpreted, audio described and autism friendly performances; which shows always have services like assisted listening, iCaption and D-Scriptive devices; as well as information for theatregoers with mobility issues who need wheelchair access, accessible restrooms, etc.

Understanding Autism: An Educational Resource from the Yale Child Study Center
The Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders is the United States' first undergraduate course of its kind. The goal of this website is to make all of the lecture content and supporting materials available online for free for anyone who desires to learn about Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. Search for information in the Advocacy Libraries and Law Libraries.


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