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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…
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.
Learn about autism spectrum disorder, its causes, signs and symptoms, health effects and available support. Also find information on surveillance and guidance for professionals.
Speaking Out features stories for and about LGBT and Q teens by fresh voices and noted authors in the field of young adult literature. These are inspiring stories of overcoming adversity (against intolerance and homophobia) and experiencing life after "coming out." Queer teens need tales of what mi…
Sam has a secret that is making him sad and confused. Finally, he tells his friend. He learns that he has not done anything wrong, and that not all secrets should be kept.
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…
With so many practitioners working with persons with autism, AOTA has developed extensive resources on this topic, and this page organizes all of these resources in one area.
Breast cancer survivors who chose to undergo mastectomy talk about issues of beauty, identity, and femininity in this collection of portraits and frank personal essays
In Beyond Magenta, six teens tell what it is like for them to be members of the transgender community. Portraits and family photographs grace the pages, adding immediacy to the emotional and physical journeys of these unwaveringly honest young adults.
"This nonfiction book examines how we can foster reconciliation with Indigenous people at individual, family, community and national levels"-- Provided by publisher. ; Contents: ; Welcome to the Journey -- Honesty: where have we come from? -- Love: where do we stand today? -- Kindness and reciproci…
Provides facts about epilepsy, including research, coping, diagnosis and treatment. Also includes "Kidz Korner" and "Teens Corner".
Book designed to help peers and siblings understand Autism and Asperger's syndrome. Includes "Notes for Adults".
Told by Angel, whose friend Sam is autistic, the story describes the common characteristics of autism. Includes `Ten Tips for Teachers` and `Kids` Quiz.
This book outlines an interdisciplinary approach to education for children with autism. The committee explores what makes education effective for the child with autism and identifies specific characteristics of programs that work. Recommendations are offered for choosing educational content and str…
Using photos of family members and the words of children as young as six, the author shows the ups and downs of life with someone who has autism. The book contains interviews with the non-autistic child in more than 10 sibling pairs, and has color photographs of the kids interacting. Written in the…
A resource for clinicians and educators indicating the identification, education and treatment of autism. Forward by Temple Grandin. ; Table of Contents: ; Chapter 1 Definitions and Characteristics of the Spectrum ; Chapter 2 Recent Neurobiological Research in Autism ; Chapter 3 Past, Present, and …
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.
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…
This report examines whether child protection practices are living up to the principles set out in the CFCSA – the foundation of B.C.’s child protection system. This report looks at the child welfare system from a number of perspectives, including those of service providers, social workers, and law…
A resource for parents guiding them through ages 1 to 5 years old. Easy to read and includes photos, graphs, tables. ; Table of Contents: ; Part 1 Your Young Toddler (Age 12 to 24 Months) ; Part 2 Feeding Your Toddler ; Part 3 Your Older Toddler (Age 2 to 3 Years) ; Part 4 Toilet Training Your Todd…
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Food Allergy Canada educates, supports and advocates for the needs of people living with food allergies and the risk of anaphylaxis. The website provides information about common allergens, allergy safety and available programs and services. They also support and participate in food allergy researc…
Access to a wide range of healthy eating topics from a Canadian perspective. Includes sections such as: "Find a Nutrition Professional" for those looking for personal advice; and "Eat Well, Live Well", available in English and French, is designed to help you check out your food choices, activity pa…