An autistic-led organization celebrating diversity and nurturing autistic identity.
An autistic support specialist celebrating neurodiversity and promoting healing and acceptance for neurodivergent people.
An autistic consultant and writer providing education about autism and an in-depth look into the autistic experience.
An autistic-led Facebook group intended to educate parents and professionals about autism.
The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: A neurodiversity-aligned blog covering a wide range of autism-related topics.
An extensive list of resources discussing the harmful nature of ABA therapy and its ineffectiveness.
The Autistic Self-Advocacy Network: An autistic-led organization that provides information and resources for autistic people and their families.
Behavior Support & Pro-Neurodiversity Therapy
Dr. Ross Greene's Collaborative and Proactive Solutions: An empathetic approach for identifying and supporting unmet needs and lagging skills that result in challenging behavior.
A clinical psychologist promoting compassionate, neurodevelopmental interventions for children with challenging behavior.
The Therapist Neurodiversity Collective: A neurodiversity-aligned organization promoting respectful and empathetic therapy practices for neurodivergent people. The site includes resources and a therapist directory.
Literacy & Whole Language
A description of the principles underlying the whole language approach to reading and writing development.
Whole language activities for parents and teachers to promote reading and writing development.
A list of Brian Cambourne's eight conditions of learning that describe how children develop reading and writing skills.
Hanen is a helpful resource for developmental language delays, but I do not recommend them as
a source for autism information as their current views have not been informed by autistic people.
A list of "red flags" that may indicate a possible language delay and a need for an evaluation and intervention.
The National Aphasia Association: An information website with resources for people with aphasia and their caregivers.
Aphasia Recovery Connection: An organization whose members are primarily stroke survivors with aphasia. Their goal is to support people with aphasia and their families by ending the isolation associated with aphasia and improving their quality of life.