Autism Resources

  • Navigating the Journey

Navigating the Journey: A series of virtual workshops designed for families of children recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Visit our events page to register for upcoming Navigating the Journey workshops.

  • Real Life Tips for Kids with Autism

Understanding the ASD Diagnosis

Accessing Local Resources

Accessing Medical and Therapeutic Services

After your Child Receives a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Brothers and Sisters of a Child with Autism

Building Social Skills

Common Education Challenges

Communication Challenges

Errands and Outings

Explaining the Diagnosis of Autism to Family and Friends

Feeding Challenges

Help with Challenging Behaviors in Public Places

Personal Hygiene

Play Dates

Preparing for Transitions Between Activities

Recreation, Leisure, and Play Activities

Safety at Home

Safety in the Community

Selecting Toys

Sensory Challenges

Tips for Caregivers

Toileting Skills

Transitioning for School to Adult Life

Traveling and Vacations

Using Applied Behavior Analysis in Daily Activities

Visits to a Doctor or Dentist Office

Real Life Tips for Kids with Autism

  • Make Friends with Autism

Community Outing Tips

Make Friends with Autism

That's What Friends Do

  • Autism Safety

Autism and Safety

911 Means Emergency


  • text Elopement and Being Lost (YouTube):
  • text with images Elopement and Wandering Prevention Information Form (PDF):
    English | Espanol

Safety Tools

Water Safety

  • text Water Safety (YouTube):
  • text with images Pool Safety Visual Aid (PDF):

Healthier Me

Out of Harm's Way

  • textChildren's Specialized Hospital Safety Resource List (PDF):

Autism and Safety Connections

  • textAutism and Safety Connections for Adolescents and Adults with ASD (YouTube):

  • Challenging Behaviors

  • Getting help for your Child with ASD to address problem behaviors (PDF): English
  • Tips for Managing Challenging Behaviors in Young Children - Book List and Websites (PDF): English | Espanol

Tips for Managing Challenging Behaviors in Young Children Videos

    • Friends Like You Friends Like Me

    Friends Like You Friends Like Me

    • text Friends Like You Friends Like Me Booklet (PDF):
      English | Espanol
    • text with images Friends Like You Friends Like Me Train-the-Trainer Video (YouTube):
    • audio Friends Like You Friends Like Me Train-the-Trainer Video Transcript (PDF):
      English | Espanol
    • picture story Friends Like You Friends Like Me Program Guide (PDF):
      English | Espanol


    • More Information, Tools, and Resources

      Patient Stories

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