Websites related to
"A Mother‘s Courage: Talking Back to Autism"

ABC Inc.
Autism Research Centre
Autism Speaks
HALO Clinic
Strange Son by Portia Iversen
Portia Iversen
Dr. Temple Grandin
Taylor Crowe
M.I.N.D. Institue

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Autism Research Institute

For more than 40 years, ARI has devoted its work to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the triggers of autism and on methods of diagnosing and treating autism. We provide research-based information to parents and professionals around the world.

Autism Resources

Information and links regarding the developmental disabilities autism and Asperger's syndrome.

The Autism Society

The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization. The Autism Society's website is one of the most visited websites on autism in the world and its quarterly journal, Autism Advocate, has a broad national readership.

Carly Fleischmann

Carly is an inspirational teen with autism who has found her ability to communicate through typing. is an award-winning federal Web site that contains disability-related resources on programs, services, laws and regulations to help people with disabilities lead full, independent lives.

Easter Seals – Autism

Easter Seals programs across the country provide a wide variety of interventions that help individuals of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Easter Seals currently has a combination of services specifically targeting individuals with the diagnosis of ASD as well as other services that include individuals with ASD among their service recipients.


The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR®/Floortime™) Model is a framework that helps clinicians, parents and educators conduct a comprehensive assessment and develop an intervention program tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental challenges. The objectives of the DIR®/Floortime™ Model are to build healthy foundations for social, emotional, and intellectual capacities rather than focusing on skills and isolated behaviors.

Generation Rescue – Jenny McCarthy

Welcome to Generation Rescue a parent-founded, and parent-led organization whose efforts have spanned across 38 countries with the goal of recovering children with autism using biomedical intervention. We have helped thousands of children improve their symptoms or recover from autism and related disorders.

The Help Group

The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs related to autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, mental retardation, abuse and emotional problems.

The National Autistic Society

We champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and aim to provide individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely upon and which can make a positive difference to their lives.

The Schafer Autism Report

The Schafer Autism Report is a non-profit and non-commercial news service. It is produced entirely by volunteers. The mission is to promote autism awareness and education towards finding the best treatments, preventions and cures for the range of disorders labeled as the autism spectrum.


TEACCH is an evidence-based service, training, and research program for individuals of all ages and skill levels with autism spectrum disorders.

United Nations World Autism Day

The U.N. declared that World Autism Day be acknowledged every April 2 beginning in 2008.

Unlocking Autism

To bring the issues of autism from individual homes to the forefront of national dialogue.


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