These are some of the Links , organized by category, that I have posted on AutismSpectrum Directory Facebook ( and Twitter (!/AutismSpecDirec) pages:

Tips, Guides and Perspectives

Parent Perspectives

When Autism Finally Equals Peace

Professional Perspectives

SuperNanny Tackles Autism article and videos

Girls and Women on the Autism Spectrum

 The Pattern of Abilities and Development of Girls with Asperger’s – pdf Paper by Dr. Tony Attwood


Preparing for Classroom Success for the Next School Year

Safety and Privacy

Smartphones pose privacy risks

Parents Should Check Out Advocates Before Hiring Them

Autism Emergency Contact Form – pdf form

Preparing for an Autism Emergency – pdf booklet

Developing Risk and Safety Life Skills for Persons with Autism – pdf booklet

Risk and Safety Issues to address in the IEP (Individual Education Plan) – pdf booklet

Individual Education Plans




Coffee Klatch Special Needs Online Radio – podcast on Sundays and Wednesdays

eBooks and Book Publishers

Autistication free eBooks

Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder


Genetic Mutations

Hundreds of spontaneous gene mutations may be responsible for the development of autism in families without a history of the disorder

NPR Podcast: Genetic mutations that may influence the development of the autistic brain

Environmental Exposure



Visual Tools

ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis)

Center for Autism CARD program explanation (pdf) and SKILLS for Autism Online ABA Program

Rethink Autism – Step-by-step ABA-based online video lessons break down complex concepts into short, easy-to-understand steps

Speech and Language Development

Kids Language Resources – speech and language development programs that you download, print and practice.

Play Therapy

Colors of Play Blog

Social Skills Development

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships – book

Friendship Bootcamp

Sensory Processing

Sensory Processing Disorder and the Seven (yes, 7!) Senses

Sensory Diet and Activities

Sensory Checklist

Sensory Swimming – special needs swim lessons

Behavior Management

The Key to Understanding Behavior – 3 part article series

Polyxo – documents for printing and use within your behavior programs: data sheets, planning matrices, etc.

Behavior « Autism Spectrum Directory

Special Diets

101 in Baking: Understanding Sugar, Butter, Eggs, Baking Soda & their Allergy Free Replacements

Real Sustenance Gluten and Dairy Free Blog


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