This is a list of autism resources I’ve found helpful so far along this journey. Included you’ll find websites, books, videos, people and organizations I’ve gleaned insight and inspiration from these last years.
Some of this information may be specific to Minnesota as this is where we reside. If you are looking for information for your state in particular, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will do my best to help point you in the right direction.
Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota is a non-profit organization committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism from birth through retirement. Includes a wealth of autism resources and a membership option.
Chase’s Dad’s YouTube channel. Chase is a teenager with autism and he and his Dad have conversations. It’s a beautiful, humorous and very touching channel.
Developmental milestones broken down by age. There are also additional resources on and linked on this page about early intervention.
Kate, Cooper’s mom, writes some of the most real, emotional, honest narrative I’ve ever read. There’s a wealth of knowledge and experiences to be found here. Thanks for all you do, Kate!
Fraser’s mission is to make a meaningful and lasting difference in the lives of children, adults and families with special needs through providing education, healthcare and housing services. Fraser is where Declan attends his services and has been our rock since first beginning our journey in to the world of autism.