Kids in Motion: Autism and Asperger Resources and Groups

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The Kids in Motion page contains links to information for caregivers of people with autism, Asperger syndrome and/or other special needs/sensory challenges.

 

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"Sensory Storytime at Westlake Porter Public Library" is a downloadable PDF story that explains what goes on at the library's Social Storytime to help prepare people with Autism and Asperger syndrome for their visit to Westlake Porter Public Library.

 

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"This Is My Library" is a downloadable PDF story that will help prepare people with Autism and Asperger syndrome for their visit to Westlake Porter Public Library. You will nead Adobe Reader,  which is a free download, to view the story.

 

 

Websites

National Institute of Mental Health: Austim Spectrum Disorders --Thorough, comprehensive explanation of the spectrum disorders.

Autism Society of America --Website devoted to "improving the lives of all affected by Autism".  Links to local and state information, inspiring stories, etc...

Wrightslaw --Resource dedicated to advocacy for children with disabilities.

OASIS@MAAP --Provides articles, educational resources, links to support groups, professional help resources, camps, schools, conferences and more.

Autism Speaks --Offers toolkits, community events, family resources and advocacy.

Local Groups

Connecting for Kids --For families with questions or concerns about their child's development.

Milestones Autism Organization --Autism and Asperger syndrome resources for Northeast Ohio.

Autism Society of Greater Cleveland--“To serve the autism community by providing information, coordinating support services, and facilitating communication for the benefit of those with Autism Spectrum Disorders from diagnosis through adulthood.”