Special Storytime and Social-sharing Time
Kids in Motion: Autism and Asperger Resources and Groups
The Kids in Motion page contains links to information for caregivers of people with autism, Asperger syndrome and/or other other special needs/sensory challenges.
"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.
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.
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.”