Health & Development
UW Autism Center Suggests Online Tools for Parents & Caregivers
The University of Washington Autism Center is a great resource for families learning to live with Autism. The Center suggests these online resources for parents, family members, caregivers, and teachers working with children on the spectrum. For information about the Center, click here: UW Autism Center
Autism and Wandering
Presented by the National Autism Association. A safety toolkit unique to children with autism spectrum disorders.
Autism Internet Modules
Presented by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence. Web-based training modules for people working with individuals with ASD (logon required to view the modules).
Autism Resource DVD
"My Next Steps: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Autism" DVD produced by UW Autism Center to help parents navigate the first steps after an autism diagnosis.
Autism Speaks 100-day Kit (PDF)
Downloadable information for families during the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis.
Autism Speaks Video Glossary
Web-based training tool for parents and professionals.
Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders (PDF)
Downloadable information sheet created by the UW Autism Center.
The Educational Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorders (PDF)
A publication of the Washington State offices of Special Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction. Information about the educational aspects of ASD. Assists IEP teams in the development of research-based educational programs for children and youth who qualify for special education services under the autism disability category.
Moms Speak: A Guide to Autism
A resource guide from CafeMom for parents of children with ASD.
Recognizing Autism in Young Children and Toddlers (MCHAT)
Free downloadable autism screening tool for toddlers.
Research-based educational approach and multidisciplinary framework that addresses the core challenges faced by children and persons with ASD and related disabilities and their families.