Resources for Families with Adults and Children with Autism | Second Opinion Physician

This email was sent to me recently. I am grateful to Don at Ability Labs for sharing. I found the articles and links to be an excellent resource.

“My son, Randy, was in an accident as an adult that changed his abilities. Since our lives changed that day, I’ve spent a lot of time working with other families who have a special needs family member, including children and adults who have autism. I’m not proud to say that before I started volunteering, I hadn’t spent much time with people of any age who have ASD, so it’s truly been moving to make connections with these families. Our experiences aren’t exactly the same, but in a lot of ways, we have much in common.

“I thought it might be a good idea to add some supportive ASD-related information to my own site, and I noticed that you have a lot of great resources for those with autism (and their families) already. I don’t know if you’re looking for more of this kind of information, but if you are, this list might be worth adding to your site.

5 Pieces of Advice on Getting a Job with Aspergers or Autism\

How to Travel Stress-Free When Your Child Has Autism

How to Create the Ultimate Playroom for a Child with Autism

How to Choose a Summer Camp for Your Child with Autism

Helping Your Child with Socialization

Supporting Students with Autism: 10 Ideas for Inclusive Classrooms

Enhancing Well-Being and Happiness for People with ASD Through Fine Arts

“I think it’s great what you’re doing, supporting all individuals and families to simply enjoy life and one another’s company. It means a lot to families like mine and I encourage you to keep at it.”