Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Web Resources:
 
Autism Society of America
 
Autism Network International
 
The Help Group
 
Internet Special Education Resources
 
Autism Speaks
 
 
 
www.kidspeace.org/healingcurrent.aspx - Entire "Healing Magazine" dedicated to Autism.
 
 

http://centerforautism.com/Resources/Autism_Resources.asp

 
 
 
What is Asperger's ?
Aspergers is considered a pervasive developmental disorder at the higher funtioning end of the Autism Spectrum. It is characterized by sustained impairment in social interaction and the development of restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, activities, and interests. In contrast to Autism, there are no obvious delays in language or cognitive development, or in age-appropriate self help skills and adaptive behaivors through there are subtle impairments.
-Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Asperger's Fact Sheet
 
* Helpful article: http://www.readingrockets.org/article/41114 - Tips for Reading Together with children with Autism.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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