Raising early intervention and autism awareness through our amazing journey

helpful resources

Here are some great resources that our son’s case worker provided today. If you have friends or family members of children with autism, please share this information with them. I would also be very happy to speak with them.

Wendy

AUTISM RESOURCES

ORGANIZATIONS/WEBSITES

Commonwealth Autism Service 355-0300
http://www.autismva.org

Autism Society of America 301-657-0881
http://www.autism-society.org

Autism Society of America Central Virginia Chapter
http://www.asacv.org

Virginia Autism Resource Center (VARC) 1-877-667-7771
http://www.grafton.org

Autism Speaks International
http://www.autismspeaks.org
http://www.firstsigns.org
http://www.autismspeaks.org/video/glossary.php contains hundreds of video clips
contrasting behaviors that are red flags for ASD; to ensure your computer will support viewing of the video clips, follow the instructions at http://www.autismspeaks.org/video/system_check.php

Autism Today
http://www.autismtoday.com

ABC News
http://abcnews.go.com/health/autism

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/actearly/default.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/actearly/Spanish/interactive/index.html#top
(information in Spanish)

The Organization for Autism Research
http://www.researchautism.org/

Interactive Autism Network
http://www.ianproject.org

Virginia Foundation for the Exceptional Child and Adolescent 358-8249
family support for autism & other developmental disabilities; training & respite
options

Greater Richmond Autism Support Program (GRASP) 355-6682

Parent to Parent of Virginia 1-888-604-2677

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
http://www.peatc.org

Parent/Teacher Resource Center, Chesterfield County Schools
Charlene Lee 743-3703

Parents & Children Coping Together
Joyce Kube 559-6833

Parents Reaching Out
Valley Pickren 291-1663

S.N.A.P. (Support for New Parents of Autistics)
information and support for parents; call 739-8259 or 778-7477 for information

Pathfinders for Autism
parent sponsored, non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives of
individuals with autism and their families
http://www.pathfindersforautism.org

Dietary Information
http://www.asaccc.org/newsthelivingsens.html
http://www.gfcfdiet.com

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

The Faison School
1325 Palmyra Avenue
Richmond, VA 23227
827-3801
http://www.faisonschool.org

Dominion School
4103 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
355-1011
dominionschoolforautism@yahoo.com

Spiritos School
400 Coalfield Road
Midlothian, VA 23113
897-7440
http://www.spiritosschool.com

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