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Pre-Diagnosis
Resources     
Post Diagnosis Resources Education Resources
Twice Exceptional
 Children
Video Trainings/ Lectures Online National Orgs & Resources
Autism Products Family & Community Health
Co-morbid Resources (Sensory, anxiety, ADHD, Downs, etc) Parent Resources Self-Advocacy Orgs
Young Adult/Adult & Employment Resources Helpful E-newsletters Additional Resource Lists
Safety Resources    

PRE DIAGNOSIS RESOURCES  (Back to top)

Where Do I Start? Parent 2 Parent Support Group: Resources in Colorado for the new parent. Click Here for a flyer in English
Click Here for disabilities specific in English
Click Here for statewide parent support groups list
www.p2p-co.org/ for P2P website
Donde Empiazo? Esta hoja es una guía breve a unos de los mayores recursos y lo que proveen. Click Here for a flyer in Spanish
Click Here for disabilities specific in Spanish
Click Here for statewide parent support groups list
www.p2p-co.org/ for P2P website
Traits of ASD This 12-p doc offers lots of areas to consider Click here for the pdf
Autism Characteristics
Se Parece a su nino (a)?
The Autism Society of Minnesota
 Si muchos de estos dibujos describen a su hijo (a) puede ser que el (ella) presente un trastorno del espectro autista
Click here for a PDF flyer in Spanish
Learning Disabilities Checklist of Symptoms Provide a framework for identifying and addressing specific areas of concern. National Center for Learning Disabilities.
http://www.ncld.org/publications-a-more/checklists-worksheets-a-forms/ld-checklist-of-signs-and-symptoms
Child Find CO* State evaluation service for early intervention http://www.cde.state.co.us/early/childfind.htm
Parents please note: Childfind does not diagnose your child. Their role is to determine eligibility for early intervention services. If you disagree with findings, please contact Peak Parent or the ARC or another parent groups to find out your options.
Children's Hospital Formal Evaluations, Diagnosis, etc. Website: www.thechildrenshospital.org/conditions/
behavior/index.aspx
JFK Partners Diagnoses and a full range of outpatient clinical services to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders Website: www.jfkpartners.org/AutismandDD.asp
Audyssey A multi-disciplinary team providing evaluation, assessment and services for children and adults on the autism spectrum in Grand Junction http://strivecolorado.org/Service_Audyssey_Autism.aspx
 

POST DIAGNOSIS RESOURCES  (Back to top)

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

 

The ASD Parent Grief Cycle A helpful document to consider after your child is diagnosed Click Here
Autism Speaks First 100 Days Aspergers and HF Autism Tool Kit A tool kit to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after a  diagnosis of Asperger's or High Functioning Autism. http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/
family_services/100_day_kit.php

 

Autism Society of CO (ASC) Guide for Evaluating Service Providers A valuable guide on how to evaluate programs and services for your child http://www.autismcolorado.org/index.php/document-library/cat_view/37-parent-guides
ASC Asperger's & HF Autism Guide Provides valuable information on schools, therapies, health insurance, and additional resources http://www.autismcolorado.org/index.php/document-library/cat_view/37-parent-guides
 

SCHOOL/ EDUCATION RESOURCES AND INFORMATION (Back to top)

Autism Speaks School And Community Tool Kit Valuable information and resources for special education staff to plan for and support students. www.autismspeaks.org/community/
family_services/school_kit.php
Autism Speaks IEP Guide for Parents Free, new online guide that provides parents with important and reliable information and advice about navigating the IEP process, created by a team of pro bono lawyers at Goodwin Procter.
T
The 26-page guide includes an overview and timeline of key events in the typical IEP process, and clearly explains the steps parents need to take throughout – including how to contest an unfavorable decision. In addition to a list of questions to consider in developing a draft IEP, the guide also includes tips, resources, a checklist and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as a list of helpful web sites and other resources
http://www.autismspeaks.org/about-us/press-releases/new-autism-speaks-guide-helps-parents-better-understand-and-navigate-iep-pro
School Success for Kids with Autism Excellent 40 page summary Click here for the pdf
Traits of ASD This 12-p doc offers lots of areas to consider Click here for the pdf
The Three Rs of Advocacy Parent advocacy Click Here for pdf
Autism Help Teacher recommended website with helpful information and easily printable documents www.autismhelp.info/htm/printfiles
_index.htm
Evidence Based Practices for Children, Youth and Young Adults with ASD Teacher recommended Click here for pdf
Colorado Dept. of Education (CDE) Exceptional Student Leadership Autism Information

CDE page with resources, workshops, and information on autism.

www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/
sd-autism.asp
Wrights Law Exceptional resources for special education and legal issues and your child's rights. Great enewsletter and tons of really useful information. www.wrightslaw.com
CDE Procedural Manual for IEPs The Colorado State Recommended IEP Manual & other info. http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/IEP_Eng.asp
Click here for pdf
CDE Topic List See all CDE special ed resources by topic http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/Topic.asp
CDE CSAP Accommodations Manual Learn what accommodations are available for the CSAPS http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/
publications.htm
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CDE: Determining Extended School Year Services Colorado Department of Education's Document on how to determine Extended School Year services. Click here for pdf
CDE: Response to Intervention (RTI) information Helpful information from the CO Dept. of Ed on what RTI is and how to use. http://www.cde.state.co.us/rti/Family.htm
Great Schools Sign up for their weekly enewsletter specifically in learning disabilities for helpful tips www.greatschools.net
IDEA Information Learn about the IDEA Law from the U.S. Dept. of Education http://idea.ed.gov/explore/home
IEP Resources How to know if your child is making progress toward IEP Goals by Great Schools http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/
health/making-progress-toward-
iep-goals.gs?content=1000&print=true&fromPage=1
IEP Resources SMART IEPs by Wrightslaw http://www.wrightslaw.com/bks/feta2/
ch12.ieps.pdf
IEP Resources Free EBOOK IEP Meeting Planner from NCLD

Click here for link

 

Autism and Bullying A good reference document for parents and educators Click Here for PDF
Inclusive Classrooms

Information, tips and resources on inclusive classrooms

www.inclusiveschools.org/resources
Mountain Boces
Lending Library
Boces Lending Library resources catalog http://media.mtnboces.org/InfoCentre/Library.do?Library=mtnboces
Click Here for word document with descriptions
Any teacher/parent in Mountain Boces district is welcome to borrow these resources. Contact Julie Goldberg for details. 970.963.3243/ 970.948.7785
Email: jgoldberg@mtnboces.k12.co.us
National Center for Learning Disabilities Excellent resource for articles & an enewsletter www.ncld.org

IEP Checklist for Parents
RTI (Response to Intervention) Network Dedicated to the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) in school districts nationwide and guiding implementation of RTI so that each child has access to quality instruction. www.rtinetwork.org/
RTI Parents' Guide A new parents’ guide to understanding Response to Intervention from the National Center for Learning Disabilities http://www.ncld.org/publications-a-more/parent-advocacy-guides/a-parent-guide-to-rti
People First Language How we talk and think about disability goes beyond mere semantics. Click on these links to find out more. Click here for an article on this topic

Ehow: Tips on how to use people-first language
http://www.ehow.com/how_5464755_use-peoplefirst-language-speaking-autism.html

Great resources & articles on thsi topic: www.disabilityisnatural.com
Click Here for pdf

Autism Essentials for Educators Video: Intro to HF autism and Aspergers Excellent 40 minute video highlighting tips and strategies for educators, featuring Utah teachers, parents, and professionals

http://www.updc.org/autism-essentials/

 

Do2learn Games, songs, communication cards, print resources and information for special needs do2learn.com/
Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism

This National Research Council report outlines interdisciplinary approach to educating children with autism. Available to read online for free.

www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10017
The Gray Center How to Write a Social Story www.thegraycenter.org
Firefly Autism Provides support with behavior, direct services, consultation and program development. http://www.fireflyautism.org/
http://www.fireflyautismwest.org/

Located in Grand Junction, Montrose, and Rifle, serving Mesa and Garfield county

 

The Temple Grandin School A new school in Boulder that serves exceptional students in grades 6-12 with Asperger's Syndrome and similar learning profiles http://www.templegrandinschool.org/
The Joshua School A private, non-profit educational and therapeutic day treatment center for ASD children in Denver http://www.joshuaschool.org/
 

TWICE EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (Gifted with a disability) (Back to top)

The Paradox of Giftedness and Autism Packet is designed for parents & professionals and covers the relationship between giftedness and autism. For parents: Click here for PDF
For professionals: Click here for PDF
GET Eagle county gifted organization offers lots of great resources http://www.giftedteam.org/articles.cfm
(scroll to bottom for 2e section)
CDE Twice Exceptional Information Twice Exceptional Students, Gifted with disabilities education plan through problem solving method http://www.cde.state.co.us/gt/download/pdf/
Level2_EdPlanThroughProblemSolvingModel.pdf
 

ONLINE VIDEO TRAININGS & LECTURES (Back to top)

CDE: The IEP Process This video may be especially helpful for families coming in for initial evaluation. http://www.cde.state.co.us/media/IEPVideo/IEPVideo.
Talking to Parents about Autism tool kit Training for educators and professionals http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/learn-signs/talking-parents-about-autism-action-kit

 

Autism & Anxiety Watch this free telehealth webinar on how to help students with anxiety from Dr. Susan Hepburn, JFK partners http://www.jfkpartners.org/default.asp?page=98
PDF Handout from the webinar: Click here
Primer for Educators on Learning Disabilities Provide educators with introductory knowledge about learning disabilities and offers practical, high-quality information and resources to enhance professional development. This tutorial has been developed as part of a partnership between the National Center for Learning Disabilities and Teachers Without Borders

http://nixty.com/course/LD-Primer

Asperger's Experts These two young men with Aspergers offer excellent short videos addressing a range of important topics. http://www.aspergerexperts.com/

 

FREE Online Yale Autism Seminars The Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders is the US's first undergraduate course devoted to understanding autism and developmental disorders. The seminar consists of a series of lectures designed to provide an overview of various topics related to autism and other socialization disorders. http://autism.yale.edu/

Lectures on Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBR5NUMN7_0
Making Our Way: Autism Excellent documentary with Temple Grandin from the Autism Society of Maine http://video.mpbn.net/video/2164360748
Effective Methods for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Options and Decision Strategies for Maximizing Positive Outcomes Focused on the ID, application, and evaluation of practices and strategies most practical in educating, managing and supporting the needs of children with autism-related disorders. The speaker was Richard L. Simpson, Professor of Special Education at the University of Kansas, A JFK webinar
http://jfkpartners.org/WorkshopsItem.asp?NUMBER=187
Temple Grandin A noted autistic who is an author and speaker, cited expert in many publications, and video producer http://www.templegrandin.com/

See Temple's speech at a recent conference:
http://www.colostate.edu/events/autism-spectrum-symposium.aspx

And another: http://www.symptoms-of-autism.com/autism/temple-grandin-focus-on-autism-and-aspergers-syndrome.html

Autism Now An archive of Autism Now's webinars on a variety of issues http://autismnow.org/about-us/what-we-do/webinars/
Autism Essentials for Educators Video: Intro to HF autism and Aspergers Excellent 40 minute video highlighting tips and strategies for educators, featuring Utah teachers, parents, and professionals

http://www.updc.org/autism-essentials/

 

National Autism Resource & Information Center A national autism initiative of The ARC, this website includes  monthly webinars, an enewsletter, and more. http://autismnow.org/
Understanding Asperger's: A Professor's Guide
(12 Minutes)
Focuses on educating professors, teaching assistants, and others on what it means to be a college student on the spectrum and how  to help them succeed. http://www.researchautism.org/resources/
AspergerDVDSeries.asp

 

Recommended Movies Temple Grandin (Claire Danes), Adam (Hugh Dancy), Snowcake (Sigourney Weaver), Mozart and the Whale (Josh Hartnett), Wretches and Jabberers, Fly Away
Recommended Television Parenthood Drama on NBC with great Ask the Experts section
 


PARENT RESOURCES (Back to top)

Pathfinders for autism A great resource databank of tips articles for parents http://www.pathfindersforautism.org/articleCategory.aspx?id=13

 

The ASD Parent Grief Cycle A helpful document to consider after your child is diagnosed Click Here
Autism Speaks Tool Kits Autism Speaks offers countless tool kits. Below are a few samples http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits
Autism Speaks IEP Guide for Parents Free, new online guide that provides parents with important and reliable information and advice about navigating the IEP process, created by a team of pro bono lawyers at Goodwin Procter.
T
The 26-page guide includes an overview and timeline of key events in the typical IEP process, and clearly explains the steps parents need to take throughout – including how to contest an unfavorable decision. In addition to a list of questions to consider in developing a draft IEP, the guide also includes tips, resources, a checklist and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as a list of helpful web sites and other resources
http://www.autismspeaks.org/about-us/press-releases/new-autism-speaks-guide-helps-parents-better-understand-and-navigate-iep-pro
Autism Speaks First 100 Days Autism Tool Kit
 
A tool kit to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis. http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/
family_services/100_day_kit.php

 

Autism Speaks: Should my child take medicine for challenging behavior? A decision aid for parents of children with ASDs with tools to help parents and medical professionals manage a variety of issues common to children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/resources-programs/autism-treatment-network/tools-you-can-use

Click here to print tool kit

Autism Speaks First 100 Days Aspergers and HF Autism Tool Kit A tool kit to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after a  diagnosis of Asperger's or High Functioning Autism. http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/
family_services/100_day_kit.php

 

The Healthy Body Toolkit for Puberty Puberty tool kits for both boys and girls with disabilities http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/healthybodies/
Autism Society of CO (ASC) Guide for Evaluating Service Providers A valuable guide on how to evaluate programs and services for your child http://www.autismcolorado.org/index.php/document-library/cat_view/37-parent-guides
ASC Asperger's & HF Autism Guide Provides valuable information on schools, therapies, health insurance, and additional resources http://www.autismcolorado.org/index.php/document-library/cat_view/37-parent-guides
Autism and Bullying A good reference document for parents and educators Click Here for PDF

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NATIONAL AND STATEWIDE ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES (Back to top)

Autism Speaks A national organization & resource dedicated to autism awareness and research.

www.autismspeaks.org

 
Autism Society of Colorado (ASC) Promotes the quality of life for people with autism spectrum disorders and their families. www.autismcolorado.org/
Autism Society of America (ASA)

The Autism Society of America promotes opportunities for persons with autism spectrum disorders & families.

www.autism-society.org
 
101 Noteworthy Sites on the Web A thorough list of autism/Asperger's sites on the internet http://phdinspecialeducation.com/autism-aspergers/
ASPEN

The Asperger Syndrome Education Network (ASPEN) is dedicated to providing education, support and advocacy to those affected by ASDs

www.aspennj.org/
Center for the Study of Autism An organization that provides information about autism to parents and professionals, and conducts research on the efficacy of therapeutic interventions

www.autism.org/

CO Autism Commission Report-- Final A Study Of Autism Issues Including A Ten-Year Strategic Plan For The State Of Colorado To Address The Growing Number Of Individuals Click Here for PDF
CO Developmental Disabilities Council Extensive resource list of disability organizations in CO and nationally. http://www.coddc.org/resources.asp
ITAALK This exceptional national organization offers a wealth of information about IPAD use & autism plus much more such as grant information for families and apps. http://www.itaalk.org/
National Autism Resource & Information Center A national autism initiative of The ARC, this website includes great information, monthly webinars, an enewsletter, and more. http://autismnow.org/
National Dissemination Center for Children with disabilities Central source of information on: disabilities in infants, toddlers, children and youth; IDEA, the law authorizing special education; No Child Left Behind, as it relates to children with disabilities; and research-based information on effective educational practices. http://nichcy.org/
OASIS The Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support (OASIS) provides diverse information. www.aspergersyndrome.org/
PEAK Parent PEAK  Parent provides training, webinars, information and technical assistance to equip families of children aged birth through twenty-six including all disability conditions www.peakparent.org
 

AUTISM PRODUCTS/ RESOURCES (Back to top)

Autism Free Zone Autism FreeZone is a community website where you can pass on or find gently used items. www.autismfreezone.com/site/
Autism Community Store Offers products that meet the unique needs of our community, all in one place. www.autismcommunitystore.com
Future Horizons World leader in books, DVDs, and conferences on autism and Asperger's Syndrome www.fhautism.com/
The Transporters Video tools for helping teach facial emotions www.thetransporters.com
Whiz Kid Games This online portal helps autistic children develop their independent living skills, such as coping with change, recognizing emotions and non-verbal communication. The 16 therapeutic games are themed around everyday activities like getting dressed, going to school and following a schedule.
 

The games portal can be accessed at: www.whizkidgames.com

The site for parents and teachers can be accessed at www.autismgames.com.au

 

Smart Dreams This grassroots Steamboat company put together cds for kids based on meditative principals to help with bedtime battles. www.smartdreamzzz.com 
 

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY (Back to top)

Family Village A web site for children and adults with disabilities. Brings together online resources in easy-to-use directory www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/new.html
Families Great article helpful for families seeking to understand http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/Articles/Especially-for-Grandparents-of-Children-With-Asper.aspx
National Parks Passes for People with Disabilities Access passes are available for children and adults with disabilities. Must be requested on site with valid proof of disability. National Parks website: www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm

Colorado State Parks
http://parks.state.co.us/ParksPasses/
Pages/ColumbinePassInfo.aspx
People First Language How we talk and think about disability goes beyond mere semantics. Click on these links to find out more. Click here for an article on this topic

Excellent article with links to others
http://www.1800wheelchair.com/news/post/people-first-language-i-am-not-my-wheelchair.aspx

Great resources & articles on thsi topic: www.disabilityisnatural.com
Click Here for pdf
Autism Speaks School And Community Tool Kit Valuable information and resources for special education staff to plan for and support students. www.autismspeaks.org/community/
family_services/school_kit.php
Managing a Special Needs Trust A clear reference guide for anyone managing a special needs trust for a person with a developmental disability and/or working with families on future planning Available as an ebook at Amazon.com or a paperback at www.DisABILITIESBOOKS.com
 

HEALTH ISSUES (Back to top)

Health Insurance in CO Information on HIMAT and health insurance in CO. http://autismcolorado.org/index.php/helpful-resources/himat
The Healthy Body Toolkit for Puberty Puberty tool kits for both boys and girls with disabilities http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/healthybodies/
Pub Med A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine & the National Institutes of Health. Read articles & abstracts on autism studies www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
CO Dept. of Public Health: Special Needs Unit Provides information, referral to services and support for children with special health needs. http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ps/hcp/index.html

 

National Institute of Mental Health Autism Spectrum Disorders information www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/
autism/complete-index.shtml
National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Provides links to resources for a variety of developmental and other disorders. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
 

CO-MORBID CONDITIONS  RELATED TO AUTISM
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Anxiety at school A special telehealth video by Dr. Susan Hepburn, JFK Partners http://www.vimeo.com/21120917
PDF Handout from the webinar: Click here
ADHD Many resources, articles & webinars on ADHD http://www.additudemag.com/

 

Downs Syndrome and Autism Provides education and support for families and educators caring for children and adults with DS-ASD.
 
The Down Syndrome-Autism Connection is a collaborative project of the Autism Society of Colorado, JFK Partners, and Mile High Down Syndrome Association. Additional support is provided by The Children’s Hospital – Denver, and the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic.
http://ds-asd-connection.org/Home.html

 

Dyslexia Center for Dyslexia in Colorado Springs http://www.thedyslexiacenter.org/
Executive Function Excellent summaries of EF issues http://www.ncld.org/ld-basics/ld-aamp-executive-functioning/basic-ef-facts/what-is-executive-function

http://www.ncld.org/in-the-home/supporting-learning-at-home/homework-and-study-skills/organization-a-crucial-executive-skill-for-your-child-with-ld

Learning Disabilities LD & ADHD http://www.smartkidswithld.org/home/
Learning Disabilities National Center for Learning Disabilities http://www.ncld.org/
Vision Issues:
Eye Can Learn
Visual Perception, Tracking, Focus, and Eye Teaming Exercises www.eyecanlearn.com
Sensory Processing Disorder Located in Greenwood, CO, the SPD Foundation offers lots of information on SPD http://www.spdfoundation.net/

 

SPD Fact Sheet Do You Know Me? Sensory Processing Sheet of Symptoms From the Sensory Processing Foundation:
Click here for flyer
Sensory Processing Disorder Resources, ideas, research, and information http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/

 

Sensory Processing Disorder A website on sensory issues for parents.

http://www.sensorysmartparent.com/

 

Sensory Processing Disorder Complete online guide to sensory processing—includes links to lots of articles http://www.oneplaceforspecialneeds.com/main/
library_sensory_processing.html

 
 

SAFETY: Parents, first responders, etc. (Back to top)

Autism & Safety Autism Speaks' Family Safety Project: Tips for for first responders, EMS, Hospital, police,  families, etc. http://www.autismsafetyproject.org/site/
c.kuIVKgMZIxF/b.5058283/k.BE40/Home.htm
Autism & Safety Sample Emergency Wallet Cards Click here for examples (pdf)

Another version: http://www.autismriskmanagement.com/autism_on-scene_response_cards.cfm
Autism & Safety CO resources for first Responders and Parents compiled by JFK Partners http://www.jfkpartners.org/default.asp?page=87

 

Autism & Safety Additional resources for for police and first responders http://www.papremisealert.com/id70.html

http://www.autism-society.org/living-with-autism/how-we-can-help/safe-and-sound/tips-for-first-responders.html

 

Autism & Safety Additional resources for firefighters http://www.fireengineering.com/index/articles/display/
7278325462/articles/fire-engineering/volume-164/Issue-3/departments/fire-service_ems/autism-spectrum-disorder-fireems-challenge.html

http://www.fireengineering.com/index/articles/display/
358451/articles/fire-engineering/volume-162/issue-4/departments/fire-service-ems/autism-awareness-for-responders.html

Autism & Safety Powerpoint presentation on safety issues that affect children with autism and how to be prepared Click here for presentation (powerpoint)

 

 

SELF ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS (Back to top)

Wrong Planet A web community & forum designed for individuals (and parents / professionals of those) with autism spectrum disorders and neurological differences http://www.wrongplanet.net/
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network ASAN is a non-profit organization run by and for Autistic people &  provides support and services while working to change public perception & educate http://www.autisticadvocacy.org/
 

YOUNG ADULT, ADULT & EMPLOYMENT ISSUES (Back to top)

Ready to Launch A Talk by Susan Hepburn Ideas for helping young people with autism or other developmental conditions transition to adulthood.
Audio: Click here This MP3 file may be slow to load. It's 16mb.
Powerpoint: Click here
 
Transition Information Lots of articles and resources on Transition out of HS http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/trans.index.htm
Transition Information Transition Toolkit from the CDE http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/TK.asp
Transitional Tool Kit Ages 14-21
Autism Speaks
A tool kit developed to serve as a guide to assist families on the journey from adolescence to adulthood http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/
family_services/transition.php
Transition: Life after IEPS Transition resources & support website http://lifeafterieps.com/8-great-reasons-for-kids-to-volunteer-plus-2-yes-buts/
Vocational Resources: The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation A federal resource for individuals with disabilities, post secondary school age, who need support for work skills The department of Vocational Rehabilitation:
www.dvrcolorado.com/

Also see: www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com/StatesPages
/statespage.aspx?stateid=6

Vocational Resources The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation is a federal resource for individuals with disabilities, post secondary school age, who need support for work skills

The department of Vocational Rehabilitation:
 www.dvrcolorado.com/

Vocational Resources and Autism A free program to help individuals with disabilities such as autism explore career interests, seek and obtain employment, and successfully maintain employment http://www.do2learn.com/JobTIPS/index.html

 

College Resources Support for college students on the autism spectrum http://collegeautismspectrum.com/
College Resources New book & website from ASAN Navigating College: A Handbook of Self Advocacy Written for Autistic Students from Autistic Adults. http://www.navigatingcollege.org/
College Resources Questions an ASD student should ask his/her college

http://blog.autismspeaks.org/2011/10/31/11-questions-for-students-on-the-spectrum-to-ask-their-college/

 

HELPFUL E-NEWSLETTERS TO SIGN UP FOR (Back to top)

Disability Scoop National developmental disability news site http://www.disabilityscoop.com/
Education News An education news website that often has articles on autism and an enewsletter. www.ednews.org/
Great Schools Sign up for their weekly enewsletter specifically in learning disabilities for helpful tips www.greatschools.net
National Center for Learning Disabilities Sign up for a weekly email enewsletter for helpful tips www.ncld.org/
Wrights Law Great enewsletter and tons of really useful information. www.wrightslaw.com

Carol Gray and the Gray Center

Great information on how to write a social story

http://thegraycenter.us1.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=89b926bd3af0def7e3c95712c&id=0ef1d80be7
www.thegraycenter.org

Michelle Garcia Winner

Social thinking tips and resources http://www.socialthinking.com/newsletter-sign-up

Parent 2 Parent Listserve (internet discussion group)

Excellent Colorado resource. PARENTS ONLY. http://www.p2p-co.org/navigation_bar_pages/listservs.htm
The Source Autism Society of CO Enewsletter

http://www.autismcolorado.org/index.php/the-source-archive

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Resource with lots of helpful information http://www.ncld.org/

Learning Disabilities online

Resource with lots of helpful information www.ldonline.org
 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCE LISTS (Back to top)

Autism Resources Lists comprehensive info on websites, books, etc www.autism-resources.com/
Children's Hospital of Denver Children's Hospital offers a family resources list www.thechildrenshospital.org/conditions/
behavior/education/index.aspx
JFK Partners Resource list of CO organizations http://jfkpartners.org/default.asp?page=15
Connections Conference Helpful Websites The 2009 Connections Conference in Grand Junction compiled a list of helpful autism websites. Click here for document
Mountain Boces Helpful website list Click Here for word doc.
Yale Autism Resource Program Extensive biography of autism-related books & resources Click Here for resource list
http://childstudycenter.yale.edu/autism/
resources.html
     
 

*  The Roaring Fork Autism Network does not endorse any one provider. The information provided on this website is offered strictly as a courtesy but is not a recommendation or referral and does not replace the advice of medical, legal, or educational professionals. Families and professionals are urged to use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource on this site.
 

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