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Autism


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Internet Sites:

* Educating Children With Autism (2001)
"Explores what makes education effective for the child with autism and identifies specific characteristics of programs that work. Recommendations are offered for choosing educational content and strategies, introducing interaction with other children, and other key areas." Published by National Academy Press.
http://www.nap.edu/books/0309072697/html/

* Exploring Autism
This website is dedicated to helping families who are living with the challenges of autism stay informed about the exciting breakthroughs involving the genetics of autism.
http://www.exploringautism.org/

* National Institute of Mental Health - Autism
Includes information about autism and several related links.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/autism.cfm

* Autism/PDD Resources Network
"The purpose of this site is to guide you to the key issues associated with autism spectrum disorders." Includes resources on diagnosis and treatment, special education, state agencies, and parent issues.
http://www.autism-pdd.net/

* Autism Resources
Links and information about autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
http://www.autism-resources.com/

* ERIC Digest - Teaching Students With Autism (1999)
http://www.ericfacility.net/ericdigests/ed435148.html

* ERIC Digest - Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (1999)
http://www.ericfacility.net/ericdigests/ed436068.html
 

Discussion Groups:

* AUTISM
Autism and developmental disabilities discussion.
To subscribe, address an e-mail message in the following manner:
To: listserv@sjuvm.stjohns.edu
sub autism YourFirstName YourLastName

* AUTINET
AUTINET is an open, unmoderated discussion list on Autism, especially High-Function Autism (HFA) and Asperger's Syndrome. Its aim is to be a point of unity between Autistic/Asperger people, their parents and careers, and psychiatrists, psychologists and researchers in the field.
To subscribe, address an e-mail message in the following manner:
To: listserv@listserv.iol.ie
subscribe autinet

* SPECIAL-ED
SPECIAL-ED is an open, unmoderated discussion list about special education. Topics such as Autism and the emotionally disturbed are likely to be discussed.
To subscribe, address an e-mail message in the following manner:
To: majordomo@cuy.net
subscribe special-ed
 

Organizations:

* Autism Society of America
Various sections of information on treatments, personal stories, educating children with autism, educational rights, medications, the effects of diet, and other areas.
7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814-3015
Tel: 301/657-0881
Toll Free: 800/3AUTISM ext 150
Fax: 301/657-0869
http://www.autism-society.org/

* Autism Research Institute (ARI)
Non-proifit organization that conducts research on the causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood.
4182 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA 92116
Fax: 619/563-6840
http://www.autism.com/ari/

* National Alliance for Autism Research
The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to finding the causes, prevention, effective treatment, and, ultimately, the cure of the autism spectrum disorders. Site includes research articles, links, and a newsletter.
414 Wall St., Research Park
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Tel: (609) 430-9160; 888-777-NAAR
Fax: (609) 430-9163 (fax)
Email: naar@naar.org
http://www.naar.org


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