Free Resourses for Families with Autistic Children
Having a child with autism is daunting to say the least. With the first diagnosis your life will never be the same. There is so much information to help guide families with autistic children, and I hope to help you find your way to some of these resources.
Free Information and Materials
There is a lot of free materials and information that will help answer many questions you may have. The links below contain an amazingly rich variety of information. You will find symptom checklists and milestone checklists. As well as in depth information about autism and how it varies along the spectrum.
- CDC - Free Materials, Autism Spectrum Disorders - NCBDDD
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Your Online Source for Credible Health Information
Autism Fact Sheet: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Free Online Courses
Free online courses to help teach you more about autism. These courses help to understand autism and another focuses on parenting an autistic child.
Free Teaching Material
Here are some sites that offer help with educating children with autism. There are so many great sites that offer great material when trying to teach an autistic child. These are some of my favorites. From sign language to schedules that help keep a routine, it is all here.
- Cindy's Autistic Support
Welcome to My Classroom! This page is dedicated to my students and to parents and teachers of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Cindy Glew is an award-winning autism teacher from Pittsburgh, PA.
- ASL Browser
Learn sign language! Great resource to help your non-verbal child communicate.
- Free Printable Calendars : Free Printables : Print : Printable Online : Chart Jungle
Free printable charts from Chart Jungle for toddler, children, behavior, calendars, checklists, chores, schedules, education, school, awards, and much more
- Special Education Special Needs Help: ADHD,Autism, Aspergers
national directory for special education needs: schools, providers, assessments, therapy, treatment, advocacy, attorneys, assistive technology and software
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