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The following resources are suggested as viable tools that all of those involved in serving autism spectrum populations can draw from to assist in the effective provision of services:

Professional Resources

Autism Speaks
1 East 33rd Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 252-8584
(Online credit card form not working as of 4/14/2012)

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824
(800) 668-8255
http://www.aota.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-TALK
http://www.asha.org

Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the U.S., Inc (ASC-US)
P.O. Box 351268
Jacksonville, FL. 32235
(866) 4-ASPRGR
(Website offline as of 11/20/05)

Autism Research Institute and DAN Project
4182 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA. 92116
(619) 281-7165
http://www.autism.com

Autism Society of America (ASA)
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Ste. 300
Bethesda, MD. 20814
(800) 3AUTISM
http://www.autism-society.org

Bridges Academy
Sherman Oaks, CA.
Grades 6-12
Designed for gifted students with special learning needs
http://www.bridges.edu

CNS Pathways Academy
McLean Hospital
Boston, MA
Ages 5-11: Day treatment program
Special focus on Asperger, High functioning Autism and
Nonverbal Learning Disorders

Cure Autism Now (CAN)
5455 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 715
Los Angeles, CA. 90036
(888) 8AUTISM
http://www.cureautismnow.org

Division TEACHH (Treatment and Education of Autism and Related Communication Handicapped Children)
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C.
http://www.unc.edu/depts/teacch

Eagle Hill
Hardwick, MA.
Ages 12-18: Residential program
http://www.eaglehillschool.com

Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT)
P.O. Box 255722
Sacramento, CA. 95865
(916) 843-1536
http://www.feat.org

Families of Adults Afflicted with Asperger’s Syndrome (FAAAS)
P.O. Box 514
Centerville, MA. 02632
http://www.faaas.org

Future Horizons
721 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX. 76013
(800) 489-0727
http://www.FutureHorizons-Autism.com

Geneva Centre for Autism
250 Davisville Avenue, Ste. 200
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4S 1Hs
(416) 322-7877
http://www.autism.net

The Indiana Resource Center for Autism at Indiana Unv.
Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities
2853 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN. 47408
(812) 855-9396

Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL)
4938 Hampden Lane, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD. 20814
(301) 656-2667
http://www.icdl.com

The Judevine Center for Autism
9455 Rott Road
St. Louis, MO. 63127
(314) 849-4440
http://www.judevine.org

Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC)
Child Evaluation Center, Department of Pediatrics
University of Louisville
571 South Floyd St., Ste. 100
Louisville, KY. 40202

Learning Disabilities Association (LDA)
4156 Library Road
Pittsburg, PA. 15234
(412) 341-1515
http://www.ldanatl.org

MAPP Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 524
Crown Point, IN. 46307
(219) 662-1311
http://www.maapservices.org

National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)
99 Wall Street, Research Park
Princeton, NJ. 08540-
(888) 777-NAAR
http://www.naar.org

National Association for Continuing Education (NACE)
10097 Cleary Blvd. PMB 510
Plantation, Fl. 33324
(954) 723-0057
http://www.naceonline.com

The National Autistic Society
276 Willesden Lane
London, England NW2 5RB
0181 451-5865

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Box 4192
Washington, DC. 20013
(800) 695-0285
http://www.nichcy.org

National Institute of Mental Health
6100 Executive Blvd.
Room #8184 MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD. 20892
(301) 443-4513
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
(O.A.S.I.S.)
http://www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger

Orion Academy
Moraga, CA.
Grades 9-12, Designed for Asperger’s Students
http://www.orionacademy.org

Raskob Institute
Oakland, CA
Grades 2-8
Designed for learning disabled students, including Asperger’s Syndrome

Sensory Resources
2200 East Patrick Lane, Ste. 3A
Las Vegas, NV. 89119
(888) 357-5867

Star Academy
San Rafael, CA.
Grades 2-9
Day program for Asperger and High Functioning Autism
Students

M.I.N.D. Institute – UCDAVIS
Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
2315 Strockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA. 95817
(916) 734-9040
http://www.mindinstitute.org

Unicorn Children’s Foundation
5401 NW Broken Sound Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL. 33487
(888) 782-8321
http://www.saveachild.com

Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic
230 South Frontage Road
New Haven, CT. 06520
(203) 737-4337
http://Info.med.Yale.edu/childstudy/autism

Nonverbal Learning Disability Association (NLDA)
http://www.NLDline.com

also, for Nonverbal Learning Disabilities:
http://www.NLDontheWEB.org

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Recommended Books

Attwood, T. (1998). Asperger’s syndrome: A guide for parents and professionals. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Evans, K, & Dubowski, J. (1988). Art Therapy with children on the autistic spectrum: Beyond words. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Fovel, J. T. (2002). The ABA program companion: Organizing quality programs for children with Autism and PDD. New York, NY: DRL Books.

Grandin, T. (1995). Thinking in pictures: And other reports from my life with autism. New York, NY: Vintage Books.

Haddon, Mark. (2002). The curious incident of the dog in the night-time. New York, NY: Doubleday.

Happè, F. (1994). Autism: An introduction to psychological theory. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Jackson, L. (2001). A user guide to the GF/CF diet for autism, Asperger Syndrome and AD/HD. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Jackson, L. (2002). Freaks, geeks and Asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Jacobsen, P. (2003). Asperger syndrome and psychotherapy: Understanding asperger Perspectives. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Kennedy, D. M. (2002). The ADHD-autism connection: A step toward more accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. . Colorado Springs, CO: WaterBrook Press.

Klin, A., Volkmar, F. R., & Sparrow, S. S. (Editors). (2000). Asperger Syndrome. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

Kranowitz, C. S. (1998). The out-of-sync child: Recognizing and coping with sensory integration dysfunction. New York, NY: Perigee Press.

Leaf, R., & McEachin, J. (Editors) (1999). A work in progress: Behavior management strategies and a curriculum for intensive behavioral treatment of autism. New York, NY: DRL Books.

Myles, B. S., & Southwick, J. (1999). Asperger Syndrome and difficult moments: Practical solutions for tantrums, rage, and meltdowns. Shawnee Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing Co.

Ozonoff, S., Dawson, G., & McPartland, J. (2002). A parent’s guide to asperger syndrome & high-functioning autism: How to meet the challenges and help your child thrive. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.

Prince-Hughes, D. (2002). Aquamarine blue five: Personal stories of college students with autism. Athens, OH: Swallow Press.

Quill, A. K. (2000). Do-watch-listen-say. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company.

Shore, S. (2003). Beyond the wall: Personal experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome, 2nd Edition. Shawnee MIssion, KS. Autism-Asperger Publishing Co.

Stewart, K. (2002). Helping a child with nonverbal learning disorder or Asperger’s syndrome. Oakland, CA: Harbinger Publications.

Willey, H. L. (Editor). (2003). Asperger syndrome in adolescence: Living with the ups, the downs and things in between. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Willey, L. H. (2001). Asperger syndrome in the family. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Wing, L. (2001). The autistic spectrum: A parent’s guide to understanding and helping your child. Berkeley, CA: Ulysses Press.

Winter, M. (1988). Asperger syndrome: What teachers need to know. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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Internet Websites

The National Autistic Society

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support

The Asperger Marriage Web site

Yale Child Study Team

Mission Possible

Asperger’s Syndrome Home Page

Asperger’s Syndrome links

Asperger Syndrome Educational Network

Center for the Disabled

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Professional Journal Articles

Attwood, T. Framewords for behavioral interventions. Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clin N Am. 2003, January; 12(1), pp.65-86.

Hippler, K., Klicpera, C. A retrospective analysis of the clinical case records of “autistic handicaps” diagnosed by Hans Asperger and his team at the University Children’s Hospital, Vienna. Philos Trans R Soc London B Biol Sci. 2003, February; 358(1430), pp. 291-301.

Howlin, P. & Asgharian A. (1999). The diagnosis of autism and Asperger syndrome: Findings from a survey of 770 families. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1999, December; 41(12), p. 795.

Klin, A., & Volkmar, F. R. Asperger syndrome: Diagnosis and external validity. Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clin N Am. 2003, January; 12(1), pp. 1-13.

Marshall, M.C. Aspergers’ syndrome: Implications for nursing practice. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 2002, September; 23(6), pp. 605-615.

Minshew, N. J. Articles related to high-functioning individuals with autism or Asperger disorder. Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders. 2001, February; 31(1), pp. 1-3.

Myles, B. S. Behavioral forms of stress management for individuals with Asperger syndrome. Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clin N Am. 2003, January; 12(1), pp. 123-141.

Nieminen-von Wendt, et. Al. A quantitative controlled MRI study ofo the brain in 28 persons with Asperger syndrome. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2002; 61(2), pp. 22-35.

Tsatsanis, K. D. Outcome research in Asperger syndrome and autism. Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clin N Am. 2003, January; 12(1), pp. 47-63.