There are many websites that are great resources for anyone that wishes to learn more about autism. Each person, depending on what type of information they are looking for, may be looking for different topics about autism. For instance, one person may be looking for an overview of this disorder, while others may be looking for ways to help an individual with this disorder.
Here are just a few websites that offer a variety of information that can help everyone.
Autism Speaks was founded by grandparents of a child with autism in 2005 and since then has grown into the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization! This website has a wealth of information for people that want to be informed about autism, how to get involved in autism awareness, events, and science.
Autism Society of America is the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization. They exist to improve the lives of all that are affected by autism. The Autism Society’s goal is to raise awareness, advocating for the appropriate services, and providing the latest information on treatment, research, education, and advocacy.
Autism Link the goal of this website is to offer useable information to families that are affected by autism. Their goal is to help families, that are affected with autism, learn about opportunities for support, diagnosis, and treatment options all free of charge and searchable by state.
ASAT this website’s goal is to provide accurate, scientifically sound information about autism and the different approaches that are used as autism therapies. This website helps parents decide which course of treatment may work best for their child. This website does not promote any one particular treatment option.
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) provides information and resources to families that are affected by autism. TACA wants to help strengthen the autism community by connecting families to professionals that are able to help. TACA reduces the time from diagnosis to start of treatment by making sure parents are well informed.
Most of these websites do offer free newsletters to help keep you informed of any new happenings in the autism community. Be sure to sign-up to be kept up-to-date on the newest information.
These are just a few of the many websites that have been designed to help parents, family members, educators and professionals learn about autism and information about the different types of therapies. The best way we can help our children with autism is by being informed!