HELPFUL AUTISM WEBSITES I USED FOR NICHOLAS

AUTISM SPEAKS-
WEBSITE: http://www.autismspeaks.org
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/autismspeaks

Their 100 DAY KIT is designed for the newly diagnosed families to make the best possible use of the100 days following the diagnosis of Autism. http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/100day-kit

AUTISM ONE-
WEBSITE: http://www.autismone.org
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AutismOne

GENERATION RESCUE-
WEBSITE: http://www.generationrescue.org/
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/GenRescue

AUTISM HOPE ALLIANCE-

WEBSITE: http://www.autismhopealliance.org

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AutismHopeAlli

NATIONAL AUTISM ASSOCIATION

WEBSITE: http://nationalautismassociation.org

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/NationalAutism

TACA (TALK ABOUT CURING AUTISM)
WEBSITE: http://www.tacanow.org
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TACAfoundation

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/shannonandgrace

 

VERY IMPORTANT!

GET AN INDIVIDUALIZED EVALUATION PROGRAM (PLAN) (IEP)

 

Have them check for…

  • Health
  • Vision and hearing,
  • Social and emotional status,
  • General intelligence,
  • Academic performance,
  • Communicative status, and
  • Motor abilities

GET THE INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN,OR IFSP

This is a written document that outlines the early intervention services that your child and family will receive.

Here’s a link to learn more about the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) http://www.ifspweb.org

Benefits for families

 

10 basic steps in Special Education

Key terms to know in Special Education

MAKE AN INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT PLAN

PUT TOGETHER YOUR CHILD’S TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS TO MEET YOUR CHILD’S INDIVIDUALIZED NEEDS!

HERE ARE DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS YOU MAY NEED FOR YOUR CHILD

  1. ABA (APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS) THERAPIST
  2. AUDIOLOGIST
  3. CHILD NEUROLOGIST- Doctors who work on the brain, spine, and nerves
  4. CHILD PSYCHOLOGISTS OR PSYCHIATRISTS- Doctors who know about the human mind.
  5. DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICIAN- Doctors who have special training in child development and children with special needs. That can evaluate and diagnose your child.
  6. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
  7. PHYSICAL THERAPIST
  8. REGISTERED DIETICIAN SPECIALIZING IN NUTRITION THERAPY FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
  9. SOCIAL WORKER
  10. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
  11. MAPS DOCTOR