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THE COMPASS PROJECT

Autism Resource Center

AUTISM, ASPERGERS AND PDD

  • Autism Speaks A New York based advocacy organization working to improve public awareness about autism and promote autism research.
  • Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA) A New York organization providing support and information for families, individuals and professionals affected by Aspergers Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
  • Organization for Autism Research A parent-led organization using applied science to answer questions that other parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.
  • The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) One of the largest organizations in the world providing treatment to children with Autism, PDD and Asperger's Syndrome.
  • MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and advice to families of More advanced individuals with Autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD).
  • Autism Family Center A Westchester Jewish Community Services program offering parent support and education, networking, resources, social skills groups, and professional consultation (click on .pdf link).
  • Autism United An alliance of families and individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders that works with professionals and organizations who serve the autism community.
  • AutismLink A website providing information and support for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. Includes general autism information, services to help parents meet other parents in their area, articles, newsletter, message boards, and a nation-wide database of service providers.

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OTHER DISABILITIES

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SUPPORT, INFORMATION AND ADVOCACY

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EDUCATION AND LEARNING DISABILITITES

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HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE TRANSITION

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EMPLOYMENT

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JEWISH PROGRAMS IN NEW YORK

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INCLUSION IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

  • Jason's Story
  • Dianne's Story Alut (Israel) ALUT provides educational, residential, vocational and leisure-time services to people with autism and works to advance their rights and to improve the services available to them and their families.
  • Beit Issie Shapiro (Israel) Offers educational and treatment programs for children and adults with special needs and their families. Through their wide range of activities and programs, they work to improve the civic rights of those with special needs and their full inclusion in the community.

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ARTICLES

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RECOMMENDED READING

  • Compass book - A Parent's Roadmap Autism? Asperger's? ADHD? ADD? A Parent's Roadmap to Understanding and Support
    by Diane Drake Burns
  • Compass book - Making Vocational Choices Making Vocational Choices: A Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments
    by John L. Holland
  • Compass book - How to Find Work How to Find Work That Works for People with Asperger Syndrome: The Ultimate Guide for Getting People With Asperger Syndrome into the Workplace (and Keeping Them There!)
    by Gail Hawkins
  • Compass book - Employment Workbook Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults With Asperger Syndrome
    by Roger N. Meyer
  • Compass book - Quirky Kids Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn't Fit In - When to Worry and When Not to Worry
    by Perri Klass and Eileen Costello
  • Complege Guide to Asperger's Syndrome The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome
    by Tony Attwood
  • Asperger's Syndrome - Tony Attwood Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    by Tony Attwood
  • Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism
    by Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy
  • Sruvival Strategies Survival Strategies for Parenting Your ADD Child: Dealing with Obsessions, Compulsions, Depression, Explosive Behavior, and Rage
    by George T. Lynn

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GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND LEGAL RESOURCES

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