If your child has autism, chances are you're well into research
mode. Fortunately for us, we live in an age where incredible amounts of information
are only a few keystrokes away. The Internet is your friend; use it, but don't
stop there. Establish a network of personal resources, such as parents (through
support groups), doctors, and organizations dedicated to the study of autism.
Talk to them frequently and stay up-to-date on the latest forms of intervention
and news. Here are some ideas about how to get started.
The Internet (Search):
Search for keywords such as "autism
treatment", and "autism
The Internet (Visit well-known institutions regularly, and
keep up-to-date with the latest news):
About Curing Autism
for Science in Autism Treatment
Read books. Here's a short list of high-ranking books among
the autism community:
Talk with other parents of autistic children:
Seek out parents though support groups,
autism message boards, or school/regional centers.
Subscribe to newsletter mailing lists. Most are inexpensive, if not free:
Research Institute (Newsletters)
Autism Perspective (Magazine)
Society of America (Newsletters)
Autism Education Network