Websites

Categories Listed Below:

  • ASD and Neurodiversity

  • Employment

  • Therapeutic Approaches

 

ASD & NEURODIVERSITY

ADDitutde Magazinehttp://www.additudemag.com Strategies and support for ADHD and Learning Differences.

AANE - Autism/Asperger Network - www.aane.org  617-393-3824. This website has a vast amount of information pertaining to the needs of those with Asperger's Syndrome.

AAPC Publishing - www.aapcpublishing.net  Offers a good collection of books for sale related to Autism and Asperger's syndrome.

Adult Asperger's Chat - http://www.adultaspergerschat.com  Informative blogs about issues relevant to Adults with ASD.

Asperger's 101 - www.aspergers101.com  Offers resources and information with a forum format that can be searched by topic.

Asperger's Syndrome Education Network (ASPEN) - www.aspennj.org  Articles and other resources for family and friends of people with Asperger's Syndrome.

ASPIRES (Asperger Syndrome Partners and Individuals: Resources, Encouragement, and Support)  www.aspires-relationships.com Designed to offer information and support to spouses and family members of those affected by Asperger Syndrome.

The Autism Exchange - https://www.theautismexchange.com/  An interactive website built by parents of children with autism to share information and resources, while taking the frustration out of time-consuming internet searches. They also offer provider discounts for members.

Autism Research Centre - www.autismresearchcentre.com  Directed by Simon Baron-Cohen, offers research and tests such as the Adult Asperger Assessment, the Empathy Quiz and the Systematizing Quiz which can be downloaded for free.

Autism Society of America - www.autism-society.org  A grassroots organization devoted to the support of those affected by autism.

Autism Society of Boulder County - www.autismboulder.org  720-272-8231

Autism Speaks - www.autismspeaks.org  Offers a wide array of information and resources related to autism.

Bravery Tips - www.braverytips.org  Offers information, resources and simple tips for taking steps to overcome anxiety.

BVSD Child Find - www.bvsd.org/C10/Child%20Find/default.aspx 720-561-5075 - Provides assessment and early childhood services.

Judy Endow, MSW - www.judyendow.com  -A first-hand blog account of issues related to living with autism. Judy Endow is widely published and covers a diverse range of issues.

Executive Function - Center on the Developing Child- http://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/executive-function/  Offers information about executive function, and many other areas related to research on child development and brain function.

Families of Adults Affected by Asperger's Syndrome - www.faaas.org  Offers information and resources specific to the adult population, as well as for neurologically diverse couples.

Hoagies Gifted Page - www.hoagiesgifted.org  Offers resources and information for all things Gifted and related--including all varieties of twice exceptionality.

Imagine! - www.imaginecolorado.org  303-665-7789 - Offers service coordination and financial grants.

Meeting people with shared interests - www.meetup.com  Offers opportunities for like-minded individuals to meet and share their interests.

The Mighty - http://themighty.com/category/disorder/autism-spectrum-disorder/  A website with posts of stories about, by and for those affected by ASD, ADHD, Asperger's syndrome, anxiety, and a vast number of other challenges.

National Association for Gifted Children - www.nagc.org Offers resources, information and all things related to supporting the needs of high potential learners.

The Neurotypical Site - www.theneurotypical.com Designed as a resource for those in relationships with neurodiverse individuals.

OASIS and MAAP Services -www.aspergersyndrome.org  A collaboration between OASIS and MAAP to provide information and resources for individuals with high-functioning ASD.

Shine On Education, Seth Perler. Executive Function and 2E Coach. http://sethperler.com/index/ - This is the website's index page that offers quick access for students and parents to educational information, blogs and videos on a variety of topics. 

Social Skills - www.succeedsocially.com  A free guide on "getting past social awkwardness."  Offers great tips on how to understand social expectations and improve conversational skills.

Social Thinking - www.socialthinking.com  Offers a range of resources related to social thinking, including a large number of articles free to download.

Understood - https://www.understood.org/en/about - Offers a range of resources related to support parents of children with learning and attention issues. Resources include free daily access to experts, a community of parents, personal practical advice for parenting, an expert-approved technology finder, etc.

US Autism & Asperger Association - http://www.usautism.org This website offers a range of information and resources related to ASD, including a weekly newsletter. They also sponsor an annual conference with leading professionals and researchers in the field.

Wrongplanet - wrongplanet.net -  Offers a web community designed for individuals with neurological differences. Includes an extensive discussion forum, articles, how-to guides and more.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Job Accommodation Network - https://askjan.org/media/ASD.html  Provides information about the ADA and a comprehensive list of potential employment accommodations for individuals with ASD.

Soliciting Internships (Jobs) by email and phone -  (Email) https://www.fairviewhs.org/system/files/27261/original/howtoaskforaninternshipbyemail-1.pdf?1422391337 (Phone) https://www.fairviewhs.org/system/files/28155/original/askingforinternshipviaphonecall.pdf?1422391983  Fairview High School career counselors offer tips on how to reach out to employers, and how best to present oneself.

Job/Internship Calling Tips: https://www.fairviewhs.org/system/files/28155/original/askingforinternshipviaphonecall.pdf?1422391983 - Fairview High School career counselors offer helpful advice on how to reach out to employers, and how to present oneself.

Workforce Boulder County - www.wfbc.org  303.413.7555 - Offers support for those seeking employment - career counseling including interest and skills assessments, job search skills, resumes, interviewing, etc. Free training is also available for basic office software programs.

 

THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES

Apricot Clinic -  www.apricotclinic.com Offers information, professional development, products, and intervention services related to treating individuals with neurogenic disorders such as ASD, ADHD, traumatic brain injury and specific learning disabilities. Based in Tigard, OR.

Fast ForWordhttps://www.scilearn.com - A program that uses the principles of neuroplasticity to remediate difficulties with reading, language, and cognitive skills that are often impacted in neuro-diverse populations. Rather than offering accommodations, they have evidence-based tools that work to change cognitive abilities from the bottom up, starting with basic issues such as memory, attention, and processing speed. 

Integrated Listening Systems - http://integratedlistening.com/what-is-ils-2/ ILs is a neurotechnology company that systematically integrates music, movement and language exercises for the purpose of improving brain function. They begin with the fundamentals of sensory integration and extend through more complex cognitive functions, including language, self-expression and social skills.

Masgutova Method (MNRI) - http://masgutovamethod.com The Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration Method is a holistic therapeutic intervention that integrates and restores dysfunctional automatic motor reflexes that can create motor, sensory, or behavioral challenges.

Social Thinking - www.socialthinking.com  Offers a range of resources related to social thinking, including a large number of articles free to download.