Useful Links

Books

Special Education Resource Centre (SERU)
http://web.seru.sa.edu.au/index.html

There’s No Such Thing as a Silly Question
A book produced by The Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation, for SA Families who have a child with a chronic illness, disability, mental illness or a life-threatening illness.
https://www.wchfoundation.org.au/online-store/there-s-no-such-thing-as-a-silly-question

http://www.resourcesathand.com.au

http://www.fhautism.com/

http://www.autism-resources.com/books-children.html (a list of books that have been written specifically for children who have autism, or children who have a sibling or friend who has autism – great for helping children to understand autism better)

Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger Syndrome Information

Asperger Syndrome Information that is easier for kids to understand
http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=287&id=2339

Asperger Syndrome Information for Teens
http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=293&id=2320

Asperger Syndrome Articles
http://www.specialed.us/autism/asper/asper11.html

Australian Autism Education & Training Consortium
Provides details about workshops and information sessions for parents/carers of school-aged
children who have autism.
www.autismtraining.com.au

Autism Advisory and Support Service
http://www.aass.org.au/

Autism Help
A wealth of information and on a range of topics relating to  autism and Asperger’s syndrome
http://www.autism-help.org/

Autism SA
Information sheets on topics such as challenging behaviours, communication skills, coping with change, strategies for supporting students with autism in the classroom)
http://www.autismsa.org.au/factsheets

Autism Speaks
http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Autism Spectrum Australia
http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/a2i1i1l445l487/welcome.htm

Children, Youth and  Women’s Health Service, Parenting and Health, Child and Youth Health
http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=114&np=306&id=1944

Madhavi Nawana Parker
madhavinawana.com.au

Mark LeMessurier
http://www.marklemessurier.com.au

OASIS: Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
www.aspergersyndrome.org

Positive Partnerships: online education about ASD for parents
http://www.autismtraining.com.au/public/index.cfm?returnTo=%2Findex.cfm

Printable handouts
http://www.superduperinc.com/Handouts/Handout.aspx?src=H# (great handouts that are easy for parents to read)

Raising Children Network
Specific support for parents raising a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
http://raisingchildren.net.au/search.aspx?t=web&q=autism&pagesize=10&p=1&sf=&sd=&pq=

Simon Baron-Cohen
Leading UK expert on Autism Spectrum Disorder
http://www.autismresearchcentre.com/arc/staff_member.asp?id=33

Sue Larkey
http://www.suelarkey.com/

Tony Attwood
Leading Australian expert in Asperger Syndrome
http://www.tonyattwood.com.au

What’s the Buzz
http://www.whatsthebuzz.net.au

You Can Do It! Education
http://www.youcandoiteducation.com