Recommended Autism Resources

Here are the resources for parents with children who are might be/have been diagnosed with autism that I mentioned tonight on the podcast “Teach Me To Talk with Laura and Kate” #16 Diagnosing Autism in Toddlers and Young Children.

Websites:

www.autismspeaks.org

www.actearly.org

www.floortime.org

www.zerotothree.org

Books:

Engaging Autism Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder

The Child with Special Needs Greenspan and Wieder

More Than Words Fern Sussman

Giggle Time – Establishing The Social Connection Susan Aud Sonders

It Takes Two to Talk Ayala Manolson

Therapy Programs/Manuals:

The Affect-Based Language Curriculum – An Intensive Program for Families, Therapists, and Teachers Greenspan and Lewis

Teach Me To Talk the DVD- Strategies for Parents to Improve Expressive Language Skills in Toddlers (Order on this site)

Checklists to help parents in the initial diagnostic process:

Checklist for parents to fill-in that MAY predict if your child is likely to receive a diagnosis of autism/PDD –http://www.childbrain.com/pddassess.html

Plain English Version of DSM IV Criteria for Diagnosing Autism – http://www.bbbautism.com/vol_6_iss_2_autism_pdd_pddnos.htm#dsmiv_eng_6_2?

If you have other resources you’d like to share, please do so!? Laura

 

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