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Your guide to autism programs: A parent's handbook

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110408

www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development. Victoria, BC: BC Ministry of Children and Family Development , 2017. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
CONTENTS ; Introduction: ; Services and supports for children and youth with special needs and their families ; What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? ; Early indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder ; What to do if you think your child may have Autism ; What causes Autism Spectrum Disorder? ; Is there a …
Title
Your guide to autism programs: A parent's handbook
Corporate Author
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF 42 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
CONTENTS
Introduction:
Services and supports for children and youth with special needs and their families
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Early indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder
What to do if you think your child may have Autism
What causes Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Is there a cure?
Assessment and Diagnosis:
British Columbia Autism Assessment Network (BCAAN)
Non-BCAAN (private)assessment and diagnosis
Moving to B.C. from another province
Moving to B.C. from another country
My child has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. What do I do?
Applying for Autism programs
Autism funding - Under age 6.
Setting up an Autism intervention program for your child under 6
Autism funding - Ages 6 - 18
Accessing Autism programs
Funding
Invoice payment
Direct payment
Eligibility requirements for direct payment
Siblings
Steps to access funding through direct payment
Autism Funding Programs and Parent Responsibilities
Foster Parents and Children in Care
Appeals or Complaints
Confidentiality and Your Privacy
Tips for Parents:
How do I know my child is receiving quality intervention?
What is a Behavioural Plan of Intervention (BPI)?
Contact us
Appendix 1: B.C. service & Autism organizations
Appendix 2: Behavioural Plan of Intervention
Appendix 3: Autism funding - Summary of eligible expenses
Appendix 4: Autism funding - Summary of ineligible expenses
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
URL
www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

A parent's handbook: Your guide to autism programs

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114401

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf

British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development. British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development , 2017. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
This handbook is for parents and caregivers of children and youth who may have, or have been diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides information on ASD, intervention, and programs available for children and youth with ASD and their families.
Title
A parent's handbook: Your guide to autism programs
Corporate Author
British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development
Publisher
British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF file: 48 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This handbook is for parents and caregivers of children and youth who may have, or have been diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides information on ASD, intervention, and programs available for children and youth with ASD and their families.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.autism.com/

Autism Research Institute. San Diego, CA: Autism Research Institute , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
The Autism Research Institute (ARI) was established in 1967 by autism pioneer and advocate, Dr. Bernard Rimland. ARI website has a wealth of information on autism for families and professionals.
Title
Autism Research Institute
Corporate Author
Autism Research Institute
Place
San Diego, CA
Publisher
Autism Research Institute
Year Published
2016
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
The Autism Research Institute (ARI) was established in 1967 by autism pioneer and advocate, Dr. Bernard Rimland. ARI website has a wealth of information on autism for families and professionals.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.autism.com/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://researchautism.net/

Research Autism. London, UK: Research Autism , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This website is aimed at anyone with an interest in autism. This includes people on the autism spectrum, parents and carers, service providers and policy makers. ; This website provides up-to-date, scientifically reliable information about autism. It provides information about some of the issues, p…
Title
Research Autism
Corporate Author
Research Autism
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Research Autism
Year Published
2016
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This website is aimed at anyone with an interest in autism. This includes people on the autism spectrum, parents and carers, service providers and policy makers.
This website provides up-to-date, scientifically reliable information about autism. It provides information about some of the issues, problems and challenges facing individuals on the autism spectrum. It also provides information about a wide range of treatments, therapies and services used to help them.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://researchautism.net/
Audience
Patient or Public

Government of Canada: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114402

http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/disease-maladie/autism-autisme/index-eng.php

Government of Canada. Government of Canada , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Learn about autism spectrum disorder, its causes, signs and symptoms, health effects and available support. Also find information on surveillance and guidance for professionals.
Title
Government of Canada: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Corporate Author
Government of Canada
Publisher
Government of Canada
Year Published
2016
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
Learn about autism spectrum disorder, its causes, signs and symptoms, health effects and available support. Also find information on surveillance and guidance for professionals.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/disease-maladie/autism-autisme/index-eng.php
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.autismspeaks.ca/

Autism speaks Canada. Toronto, ON: Autism speaks Canada , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Autism Speaks Canada (ASC) is the Canadian branch of Autism Speaks, North America's largest autism science, awareness and advocacy organization. ASC website has the latest in science news, top research achievements, the MSSNG genome project, and science blogs on autism. ASC website has a selection …
Title
Autism speaks Canada
Corporate Author
Autism speaks Canada
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Autism speaks Canada
Year Published
2016
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
Autism Speaks Canada (ASC) is the Canadian branch of Autism Speaks, North America's largest autism science, awareness and advocacy organization. ASC website has the latest in science news, top research achievements, the MSSNG genome project, and science blogs on autism. ASC website has a selection of over 40 tool kits designed to support common areas of interest along the lifespan, including 100 days after receiving a diagnosis, transition support and visiting the dentist. ASC website also has resources on various topics like technology, health & wellness, bullying, wandering, and more.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.autismspeaks.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

https://autismnavigator.com/asd-video-glossary/

Autism Speaks Inc. Autism Speaks Inc. , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Title
Autism speaks video glossary
Corporate Author
Autism Speaks Inc.
Publisher
Autism Speaks Inc.
Year Published
2016
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://autismnavigator.com/asd-video-glossary/
Audience
Patient or Public

https://www.autismbc.ca/

Autism Society of BC. Vancouver, BC: Autism Society of BC , 2015. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Autism Society of BC is a parent based and directed society that provides support to individuals and families affected by autism. They provide support through information and referral services, community support groups, social outreach events, educational events, seminars and lecture series, summer…
Title
Autism Society of BC
Corporate Author
Autism Society of BC
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Autism Society of BC
Year Published
2015
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
Autism Society of BC is a parent based and directed society that provides support to individuals and families affected by autism. They provide support through information and referral services, community support groups, social outreach events, educational events, seminars and lecture series, summer reimbursement program, ticket giveaways, library resources, and concern cards.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.autismbc.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

Prepare to launch: Resource guide for parents of adolescents with ASD

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114408

http://infinitypediatrics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prepare-to-Launch-Guide.pdf

The Ability Hub. The Ability Hub , 2015. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the grow…
Title
Prepare to launch: Resource guide for parents of adolescents with ASD
Corporate Author
The Ability Hub
Publisher
The Ability Hub
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
PDF file; 101 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the growth and development of their sons and daughters with ASD.
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://infinitypediatrics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prepare-to-Launch-Guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

http://zacbrowser.com/

People CD. People CD Inc. , 2012. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Zac Browser is the first internet browser developed specifically for children with autism and other special needs. Created by John LeSieur, Zac Browser was inspired by his grandson who has autism. Zac Browser is a free software package that includes games and activities based on diverse interests, …
Title
Zac Browser
Corporate Author
People CD
Publisher
People CD Inc.
Year Published
2012
Topics
Learning Differences. Learning Disabilities
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
Zac Browser is the first internet browser developed specifically for children with autism and other special needs. Created by John LeSieur, Zac Browser was inspired by his grandson who has autism. Zac Browser is a free software package that includes games and activities based on diverse interests, and videos that allow a stimulating experience and encourage children to talk.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://zacbrowser.com/
Audience
Patient or Public

National institute of mental health: A parent's guide to autism spectrum disorder

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114406

http://www.autism-watch.org/general/nimh.pdf

National Institute of Mental Health. USA: US Department of Health and Human Services , 2011. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
NIH-11-5511
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print the pamphlet.
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum ; disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers co…
Title
National institute of mental health: A parent's guide to autism spectrum disorder
Corporate Author
National Institute of Mental Health
Place
USA
Publisher
US Department of Health and Human Services
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 27 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum
disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers containing links to resources with more detailed information.
Notes
NIH-11-5511
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.autism-watch.org/general/nimh.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print the pamphlet.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
NIH-11-5511

Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109124

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-pervasive-developmental-disorders/index.shtml

Strock, Margaret. Bethesda, MD: Department of Health and Human Services , 2004. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view.
A detailed booklet that describes symptoms, causes, and treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders with information on getting help and coping.
Title
Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders)
Author
Strock, Margaret
Corporate Author
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
Department of Health and Human Services
Year Published
2004
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
A detailed booklet that describes symptoms, causes, and treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders with information on getting help and coping.
Notes
NIH Publication No. NIH-04-5511
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-pervasive-developmental-disorders/index.shtml
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view.
Audience
Patient or Public

Autism Canada: See the spectrum differently

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114397

http://autismcanada.org/

Bothwell, ON: Autism Society Canada (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This website provides current, timely and useful information and direction to families and persons with ASD. It also contains resources, like Autism Physician handbook, for professionals.
Title
Autism Canada: See the spectrum differently
Place
Bothwell, ON
Publisher
Autism Society Canada
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This website provides current, timely and useful information and direction to families and persons with ASD. It also contains resources, like Autism Physician handbook, for professionals.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://autismcanada.org/
Audience
Patient or Public

ACT: Autism Community Training Society

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114400

http://www.actcommunity.ca/

ACT - Autism Community Training. Burnaby, BC: ACT - Autism Community Training (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
ACT- Autism Community Training is a British Columbia-wide information/referral service to support families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and those who provide services to them. They offer a wide range of information on everything related to autism. The registry of Autism Service provid…
Title
ACT: Autism Community Training Society
Corporate Author
ACT - Autism Community Training
Place
Burnaby, BC
Publisher
ACT - Autism Community Training
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
ACT- Autism Community Training is a British Columbia-wide information/referral service to support families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and those who provide services to them. They offer a wide range of information on everything related to autism. The registry of Autism Service providers in BC is also listed on this site. The ACT Parent Manual on the site contains helpful information for families.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.actcommunity.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

Kelty's recommended resources: Autism Spectrum Disorder

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114407

https://keltymentalhealth.ca/collection/keltys-recommended-resources-autism-spectrum-disorder

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre. Vancouver, BC: Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This link contains all Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre search results on autism.
Title
Kelty's recommended resources: Autism Spectrum Disorder
Corporate Author
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This link contains all Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre search results on autism.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://keltymentalhealth.ca/collection/keltys-recommended-resources-autism-spectrum-disorder
Audience
Patient or Public

Autism Junction: Canada's Online Autism Service Directory

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114399

http://www.autismjunction.ca/autism-junction/

Canada: Autism Canada (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Autism Junction is an online autism service directory. Whether you are looking for dentists who specialize in patients with autism, financial assistance or funding opportunities or are in need of vocational training this database has you covered. With a few easy clicks of the mouse you can navigat…
Title
Autism Junction: Canada's Online Autism Service Directory
Place
Canada
Publisher
Autism Canada
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Directories. Resource Guides
Abstract
Autism Junction is an online autism service directory. Whether you are looking for dentists who specialize in patients with autism, financial assistance or funding opportunities or are in need of vocational training this database has you covered. With a few easy clicks of the mouse you can navigate your way to services near you.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.autismjunction.ca/autism-junction/
Audience
Patient or Public

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