See also resources for:
Prov./Terr. Autism Societies
Treatment and Education
Resources for Professionals
aboutkidshealth: An online information resource provided by the Hospital for Sick Children, which includes a section dedicated to ASDs.
Autism: On the Spectrum. 1.800.Wheelchair.com News. A broad overview with links to learn more about ASD.
Autism Internet Modules (AIM): AIM, a collaborative project led by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI), will develop a series of 80 online modules including characteristics, diagnosis, interventions and supports, transition, and employment. Module authors include experts from across North America.
Autism Canada Foundation: National autism charitable organization. Special emphasis on bio-medical treatments.
Autism Awareness: Autism Puzzle Merchandise
Autism Awareness Centre Inc.: Provides Canadian families and professionals with information and education which will affect positive change in the lives of those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). The Centre organizes conferences, partners with community organizations to provide workshops, seminars and conferences, and provides resource support at events.
Autism Central: Miriam Foundation's national bilingual web portal devoted to serving individuals and organizations in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities. Autism Central is an initiative to promote the sharing of knowledge and to provide information on ASDs and developmental disabilities for parents, family members and professionals
Autism Collaboration: This site is grouped into several subgroups of autism and related conditions, and would be of interest to parents and siblings, educators and therapists, for general information, and to those with autism. The DAN Protocol can be ordered from this organization.
Autism Data: The National Autistic Society Information Centre Library provides references for over 17,000 published articles, books and videos on autism, including Asperger syndrome. [The database is currently external to NAS site. Visit NAS UK].
Autism Resources: A personal links list maintained by J
Autism Society America (ASA): The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism.
Autism Speaks: A foundation dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. Read Autism Speaks newsletter: e-Speaks
Autism Today: Online magazine source for the latest Autism and Asperger's Syndrome resources and information.
BBB Autism: BBB Autism offers an online support network, many printable articles, as well as almost 2,000 links pertaining to autism. There is a section of Ontario based information affiliated with Autism Society Ontario - York Region Chapter.
'Children and Teenagers with Aspergers – The Journey of Parenting from Birth to Teens' (Paperback) by Anna Van Der Post et al, now available to order from www.chipmunkapublishing.co.uk, and Amazon.
Communicating with an Autistic Child: A list of resources maintained by wiseoldsayings.com.
First Signs: First Signs, Inc. is a US-based national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and pediatric professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders.
Geneva Centre for Autism: The Geneva Centre is an extensive resource and clinical centre in Canada. This site also has an excellent PDF list of links.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers: Autism and Asperger Syndrome books and resources. Large and current list of titles on autism and Asperger's Syndrome published for people with autism and Asperger Syndrome themselves, as well as for their families, carers, and the people that work with them.
Living in the Spectrum (Audio CD): "A captivating, artfully produced audio CD that inspires hope, optimism and offers an easy, practical way to learn about Autism & Asperger's."
Provincial Autism Centre, Halifax Nova Scotia: Cynthia Carroll, Executive Director. 1456 Brenton Street Halifax, NS B3J 2K7. Tel: (902) 446-4970 | Fax: (902) 446-4995
Public Health Agency of Canada: Approximately 1 in 8 Canadians live with disabilities. People with disabilities want to shape healthy lifestyles to enjoy good health and well being. Site focuses on quality of life and reducing barriers to good health. Information on types of disabilities, supports, work, parenting, rights and advocacy, education, recreation, fitness, transportation, accessibility, rehabilitation, assistive devices, independent living, and more.
Schafer Autism Report: Free newsletter sign-up. Includes research, treatment, advocacy, news and a monthly calendar of upcoming autism seminars, conferences and events.
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome. Kathy Hoopmann, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.
ASPEN - Asperger Syndrome Education Network: ASPEN is a US national non-profit organisation providing families and individuals whose lives are affected by ASDs and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities with education, support and advocacy services.
Asperger's Connection: Website of the Shriver Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. This interactive website is intended to facilitate discussion among consumers, family members, professionals and legislators/policy makers interested in and concerned with issues that individuals with Asperger's Syndrome and high-functioning autism face on a day-to-day basis.
Asperger's–Syndrome.me.uk: A site maintained by Lee Coates, which offers categorised information and resources about Asperger's Syndrome.
Aspergirls: Empowering Females with Asperger Syndrome, Rudy Simone (Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010) [Book]. "Girls with Asperger's Syndrome are less frequently diagnosed than boys, and even once symptoms have been recognised, help is often not readily available..."
Asperger's Society of Ontario: The mission of the Aspergers Society of Ontario is to provide education, resources and support to individuals diagnosed with (or considering a diagnosis of) Asperger Syndrome (AS), their families, educators, medical and mental health professionals, employers or prospective employers, government and the community at large, to enable AS individuals to realize their gifts and engage as fully contributing members of the community.
Documentary clip: A ten minute excerpt taken from a RTÉ One (Ireland) broadcast on Asperger's Syndrome. The clip includes an interview with David Jordan, a University of Dublin geologist who has AS.
Tony Attwood: This website is a guide for parents, professionals, people with Asperger's Syndrome and their partners. It contains resources, information on Attwood's presentation schedule, messages and issues related to Asperger's Syndrome, and papers he has written on related topics.
Canadian Alliance for Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH): Autism Society Canada is a member of CAMIMH.
Epilepsy Toronto: Offer a complete range of epilepsy support services, information programs and education to the public at large.
Idic15 Canada: Idic15 Canada is a non-profit organization which provides resources, collaboration, advocacy and research to families living with Chromosome 15q11-13 Duplication Syndrome(Idic15).
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada: This is a national voluntary organization dedicated to helping individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families.
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF): UMDF aims to promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families.
Action for Autism: A national, non-profit autism society in India, which provides support and services to persons with autism and those who work with them in South Asia.
Advanced School for Special Children (ASSC), Dhaka, Bangladesh: A non-profit, non-governmental, voluntary, welfare organization established in the year 2011 to train and educate children on the Autism spectrum in order to nurture their strengths and interests, as well as develop the skills necessary for independent living. ASSC provides programs that support its mission in a variety of ways, including community awareness and outreach, early screening and intervention, parent and professional information and training, as well as family support.
All Wales Autism Resource (AWARES): Autism resource site from Wales - Welsh and English.
The National Autistic Society (UK): Provides links to a large selection of websites and discussion groups within Britain and around the world.
Special Attention to Handicapped, Pakistan: Special Attention Towards Handicapped, a non-profit organization has been working on handicaps and for their development issues through the empowerment of different segments of the society since 2001 in the city of Toba Tek Singh.
More information on ASD-related topics is available from your Provincial or Territorial Autism Society and from Autism Society Canada. Please email, telephone or write. Reach out - we are here to help.