Resources

General Information for Families

How is autism treated
www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatment

Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit: A tool kit to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis
www.autismspeaks.org/community/family_services/100_day_kit.php

Autism Speaks website – family services section has numerous resources for families and links to accessing community supports
www.autismspeaks.org/family-services

Family Voices – Family-to-family health information centers (F2F HICs): Non profit family-staffed organizations that provide support, information, resources, and training  to families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and the professionals who serve them
www.familyvoices.org/page?id=0034
www.familyvoices.org/admin/miscdocs/files/F2FBrochure_10-14-2010.pdf

Overview of autism treatments and interventions
www.asatonline.org/treatment/treatment.htm

Region-specific parent support groups
www.autismspeaks.org/community/resources/

Information on Early Intervention, Educational Rights, and Provision of Special Education Services

Educational advocates
www.parentcenternetwork.org /
fcsn.org/pti/advocacy/advocacy.php

General Information about Early Intervention and Special Education Services nichcy.org/babies/ifspwww.nichcy.org/EducateChildren/Pages/Default.aspx
nichy.org/schoolage
www.wrightslaw.com/

IDEA
idea.ed.gov

IEP model form
idea.ed.gov/download/modelform1_IEP.pdf

IFSP information
www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED449634.pdf

Understanding eligibility for special education services
www.wrightslaw.com/info/elig.index.htm

Handouts

TEACCH Toileting Chart

Sample IFSP

Summary of Educational Rights

Sample IEP