Learn more about autism

 

Topic Website 
Light it up Blue www.autismspeaks.org
Autism Parenting Magazine  www.autismparentingmagazine.com 
National Autistic Society http://www.autism.org.uk/
Autism Society (US) http://www.autism-society.org/what-is/
Autism Spectrum (Australia) https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/
Lebanese Autism Society (Arabic) http://www.autismlebanon.org/pages/arabic.html

Recommended Video

Visit www.sesamestreet.org/autism for more resources!

Recommended Books

Dr. Adrienne Robek, BCBA-D, published My Child Has Autism - A Handbook for Parents and Professionals. Dr. Adrienne has developed four ABA programs in New York and Qatar including as Clinical Director at CDC, and provided hundreds of families with the services they need. To support the programs, Dr. Robek trains and supervises the therapists who work with the children and creates individualized curriculum programs informed by substantial experience as a clinical coordinator and consultant. Dr. Robek provides an array of services that range from diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder to the development of home-and-center-based ABA services. Additionally, Dr. Robek has experience as a clinical coordinator at a therapeutic group home for adolescents and adults and has also consulted at many schools to train teachers in behavior management techniques.

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida 


Recommended for: ages 10+ 


"One of the most remarkable books I've ever read. It's truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid"-Jon Stewart, The Daily Show 


NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR* The Wall Street Journal *Bloomberg Businessweek* Bookish