Resources

Online Resources

Learn About Autism from the Experts – Autistic People:

Lydia Brown: http://www.autistichoya.com/p/about.html

Amy Sequenzia: http://nonspeakingautisticspeaking.blogspot.com/

Karla Fisher: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Karlas-ASD-Page/

Nick Walker: http://neurocosmopolitanism.com/

Karla MacLaren: http://karlamclaren.com/blog/

Autism Women’s Network: http://autismwomensnetwork.org/

The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism: http://www.thinkingautismguide.com/

National Resources

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run by and for Autistic people. ASAN was created to serve as a national grassroots disability rights organization for the Autistic community, and does so by advocating for systems change and ensuring that the voices of Autistic people are heard in policy debates and the halls of power while working to educate communities and improve public perceptions of autism. ASAN’s members and supporters include Autistic adults and youth, cross-disability advocates, and non-autistic family members, professionals, educators and friends.

Community Resources

Parents Place – Arc of King County

Parents Place is for participants in the Parent 2 Parent program at The Arc of King County. The purpose of the group is to provide support and information to parents of children with disabilities or child health care concerns.

Families for Effective Autism Treatment – Washington

The non-profit Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Washington supports families of individuals with autism and promotes adherence to science-driven clinical interventions.

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)

The University of Washington’s DO-IT Center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology as an empowering tool.

Autism Outreach Project

A State Needs Project through the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, in collaboration with Early Support for Infants and the Northwest Educational Service District. Be sure to check out their lending library!