Autism Simulations to Experience Sensory Overload https://mashable.com/2014/04/23/autism-simulations/#WsCDHo_fcaqy 5 Autism Simulations to Help You Experience Sensory Overload
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) describes a complex group of brain development disorders characterized by difficulties in social interaction, communication and behavior. Often diagnosed at a young age, approximately one in 68 American children is on the autism spectrum. It's a figure 10 times higher than 40 years ago, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Autism Tracker Pro : iPad and iPhone App https://bit.ly/ySMPuj Autism Tracker Pro : iPad and iPhone App
Autism Tracker can be life changing for families with an autistic child. Explore Autism. Track what matters to your child and your family. Use the visual calendar and multi-item graphs to view and discuss patterns. Share individual events or entire screens with your team using email or Twitter (Twitter lets you set up closed groups). Contact us, let us know how to keep Autism Tracker the best app of its kind.
Before you buy, please try the Lite version of Autism Tracker first. It has the same functionality as the Pro version. The number entries per item is limited to twelve in the Lite version. All data and set up can be transferred to Autism Tracker Pro.
The Scottish Society for Autism https://www.scottishautism.org/ The Scottish Society for Autism
The Society has been supporting families in Scotland affected by autism for over 40 years. We now directly support over 500 people as well as offering consultancy and training to hundreds more.
Autism Independent UK (SFTAH) https://www.autismuk.com/ Autism Independent UK (SFTAH)
Society For The Autistically Handicapped.
The Autism Society exists to increase awareness of autism, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.
The main goal is to improve the quality of life for persons with Autism.
Libraries and Autism http://www.librariesandautism.org/ Libraries and Autism
A customer service training video primarily for library staff to help them serve individuals with autism and their families more effectively.
The video focuses on what you need to know about autism and will empower you with specific techniques to offer more inclusive service to this growing and underserved population.
SARRC https://www.autismcenter.org/ The Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona, is dedicated to research, education and resources for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and their families.
The Zac Web Browser http://www.zacbrowser.com/ The Zac Browser is the first Web browser developed specifically for children with autism and autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger syndrome, which are pervasive developmental disorders.
People CD - the creators of Kidz CD: Web 2.0 Safe Web Browsing for Children and Teenagers - made this browser for the enjoyment, enrichment and freedom of autistic children. They can touch it, play it, interact with it, and experience independence through the program.
On the browser, children will interact directly with games and activities that cater specifically to those who display characteristics of autism spectrum disorders, such as impairments in social interaction, impairments in communication, restricted interest and repetitive behavior. Zac has been an effective tool for children with low, medium and high functioning autism, the company claims.
The Zac Browser provides a parent or caregiver forum to enable them to learn from experiences, share human stories and be connected with others who intimately understand their situations. The browser also provides a ‘useful links’ area to guide them to important commercial websites that may enhance their child’s quality of life.
Autism Speaks https://www.autismspeaks.org/ In 2006, Autism Speaks and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) merged, creating the world's largest autism advocacy organization. Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now (CAN) announced in November 2006 their intent to merge.
Special Needs (SEN) : Videos and PowerPoints http://specialeducationneeds.blogspot.com/ The link above goes to one of the Shambles "Forest of Theme Blogs" pages that provides videos and other multimedia resources to support the topic here.
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Autism Research Institute https://www.autism.com/ari/ Autism Research Institute
The Autism Research Institute (ARI), a non-profit organization, was established in 1967. ARI is primarily devoted to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood. We provide information based on research to parents and professionals throughout the world.
Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism https://www.autism.org/ Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism
Good teachers helped me to achieve success. I was able to overcome autism because I had good teachers. At age 2 1/2 I was placed in a structured nursery school with experienced teachers. From an early age I was taught to have good manners and to behave at the dinner table. Children with autism need to have a structured day, and teachers who know how to be firm but gentle.
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