Links

This is a partial listing of websites that might help you in your search for information. This is not intended to be comprehensive, but should serve as a starting place.

Texas Education Agency

Association for Science in Autism Treatment

  • Their mission is to share accurate, scientifically sound information about autism and treatments for autism.

Autism Fact Sheet

  • A web publication by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Its mission is to collect and disseminate research information related to neurological disorders.

Autism Information Center

  • A project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, its mission is to create expertise, information, and tool that people and communities needs to protect their health.

Autism Resources

  • This website offers information and links regarding the developmental disabilities, autism, and Asperger's.

Autism Society of America

  • ASA is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families and the professionals with whom they interact. The Society and its chapters share a common mission of providing information and education, supporting research and advocating for programs and services for the autism population.

Center for Parent Information and Resources (NICHCY Documents)

  • The national center that provides information on disabilities in children and youth; programs and services for infants, children and youth with disabilities; IDEA; NCLB; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.

ECTA Center (The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center)

  • Their mission is to stregthen service systems to ensure that children with disabilities (birth through 5 years) and their families receive and benefit from high quality, culturally appropriate and family-centered supports and services.

ECI Library Matters

  • Library Matters is a publication produced by Early Childhood Intervention and the Department of State Health Services Library Services. Each month it provides readers with a listing of articles, books, videos and journals on a particular subject, for example, nutrition, Down syndrome, Autism, infant mental health and behavioral issues. Please note, the materials in the newsletter for September 2006 on Management, Supervision and Leadership are restricted to employees of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and the Department of State Health Services. All other newsletters list items available to anyone in Texas.

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First Signs

  • They are dedicated to educating parents and professionals about the early warning signs of autism and related disorders.

IDEAS that Work!

  • This web site was designed to provide easy access to information from research to practice initiatives funded by OSEP that address the provisions of IDEA and NCLB.

Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA)

  • IRCA develops and disseminated information on behalf of individuals across the autism spectrum. Their effors are focused on providing communities, organizations, agencies and families with the knowledge and skills to support children and adults in typical early intervention, school, community, work, and home settings.

Learn the Signs. Act Early

  • A campaign by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which aims to educate parents about childhood development, including the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders, and encourages developmental screening and intervention.

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National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders (NPDC)

  • This is a multi-unversity center to promote the use of evidence-based practices for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)

  • Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) serves families, educators and professionals working with students with autism and low-incidence disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, mutliple disabilities, orthopedic.

SERI Autism Resources

  • Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.

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Texas Department of State Health Services On-Line Library

  • This online catalog contains information regarding books, journals, audiovisuals, and other documents owned by the Medical and Research Library, Audiovisual Library, Funding Information Center, and Early Childhood Intervention and Rehabilitation Services Collections.

Tracking, Referal and Assessment Center for Excellence (TRACE)

  • Their goal is to identify and promote the use of evidence-based practices and models for improving child find, referral, early identification and eligibility determination for infants, toddlers and young children with developmental delays or disabilities who are eligible for early intervention or preschool education.

US Department of Education Office of Special Education's IDEA 2004 website

  • This site was create to provide a "one-stop" shop for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations.


Vocational Rehabilitation Service Models for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • This site focuses on issues and strategies for improving employment outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorders/

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