These are autism resources we think you might find useful.

Recommendations are welcome: please email us to suggest additional people, sites, or sources.
Please also see Kit Mead’s fantastic Autism Resources page.

BOOKS

Autistic Authors

Approaches and Advice

Historical and Cultural Contexts

For Kids

Parenting Perspectives

Fiction

MOVIES

We appreciate movies in which autistic people are more than catalysts for the non-autistic characters’ self-discovery arcs. Please keep this in mind when watching the following movies about autistic people:

TV SHOWS AND SERIES

Autistic representation on TV continues to be questionable and rely on stereotypes. For that reason we do not recommend The Good Doctor, The A Word, and Atypical. But some series present autistic people in more complex and autonomous, if not always ideal ways, including:

RESOURCES

ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis)

Accessibility

Adult Diagnoses

Advocacy: Autism and Disability

Advocacy and Rights

Art and Music

Assistive Technology: iPads, iDevices, Apps, Software

Bullying

Crisis Resources

Communication, Speech, and AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)

Communities

Disability History

Education

Employment

Epilepsy

Español

Flight and Airport Readiness and Rights

Food and Feeding

Health Care

Housing and Community Integration

Inclusion and Social Skills

Intersectionality

Journals

Literacy (sincere thanks to Julia Bascom)

LGBT

Media, Language, Terminology, Representation

Mental Health

Mentoring

  • I Can Network (Australia): Autistic-led programs for young people and organizations: icannetwork.online

Motor Differences/OT

Old Age and Autism

Parenting

Planning

Religion and Faith

  • Friendship Circle: www.friendshipcircle.com Each
    independent Friendship Circle is operated by its local Chabad
    Lubavitch Center, and entirely supported by each local community to
    benefit local children with special needs.
  • Matan: www.matankids.org Jewish communities that are inclusive by design
  • Snappin’ Ministries: www.snappin.orgWe plug parents into a wide variety of financial, spiritual respite and social resources.

Safety

Science and Research

Sexual Education and Health

Supplies, Materials, and Gear

Supported Decision Making

Therapy Dogs/ Service Animals

Transgender Resources and Community

Transitioning to Adulthood

SOCIAL MEDIA

Autistic AAC Users/Non-Speaking Autistics

Autistic Parents

Autistic Professionals

Autistic Writers

Neurodiversity Journalism

Parents of Autistic People

Last addition: May 16, 2022