This month we have been blogging about some pretty detailed and heavy information about Autism Spectrum Disorder. If you are not used to reading information like this, it can be a lot to take in and process. Below are some links to websites where you can gain additional information about your child’s diagnosis and always remember that NETwork is here to answer your questions.
http://www.autismcanada.org/ - a national, volunteer led organization, providing treatment and resource information to families living with autism, and influencing related health care and government policy.
http://www.autismsocietycanada.ca/ - special focus on providing information, referral and resources for parents and other family members who are seeking support for children with autism.
This site also provides news, resources and links for youths and adults on the spectrum.
http://www.autism.ca/index.php - Society for Treatment of Autism (STA) is an Alberta-based registered charitable organization providing comprehensive treatment and educational services for people with autism and related disorders. STA offers quality support, consultation and educational services for families and communities in Alberta.
Autism Helpline – 0800 800 4104 (open 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday)
http://www.autism.org.uk/ - a UK charity for people with autism (including Aspergers) and their families. Provides information, and support as well as advocating for a better world for people with autism.
http://www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/ - a national charity for children and young people with autism. They provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for change.