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Family Resources:

Autisable.com

Autisable.com is a blogging community focused on Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, PDD NOS and other Pervasive Development Disorders. Autisable's Mission is to be of service to the Autism Community by providing an open platform where anything Autism Related can be shared and discussed.



Autism Blogs Directory

A diverse directory of autism blogs with a variety of viewpoints!


Circle of Moms

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.


Dads 4 Special Kids

Dads 4 Special Kids is an organization dedicated to helping men who have a child with special needs in their lives. We provide invaluable information, encouragement and support to men who are striving to improve, enrich and heal their own lives, and who are determined to provide their best to a child with special needs.


Sibling Support Project

On the Sibling Support Project website, visitors can learn about the unique joys and concerns experienced by siblings of people with autism and other disabilities; join listservs for young sibs, adult sibs, or parents who wish to talk about their "other" kids; learn where to find registered sibshops in their community - and how they can start their own Sibshop; and see a list of sibling-related books for you and adult readers. Sibling Support Project also has a Family of Yahoogroups and Facebook Groups: SibNet (for adult siblings), SibTeen (for teen siblings), SibKids (for young sibs), SibParent (for parents to talk about their "other" children), and SibGroup (for those running Sibshops).


Autism Highway

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Started by a woman whose son was diagnosed with autism, Autism Highway is both informative and fun. Easy to navigate, Autism Highway provides an extensive list of Autism related events and specialists. In addition, Autism Highway includes many fun games that children are sure to enjoy!

LOCAL RESOURCES:


BUILDING BLOCKS FOR SUCCESS

Occupational Therapist - Courtney Harper

434-755-1255



STATEWIDE RESOURCES:

COMMONWEALTH AUTISM
804-355-0300
http://www.autismva.org

VIRGINIA AUTISM PROJECT
http://www.virginiaautismproject.com/

VIRGINIA AUTISM RESOURCE CENTER (VARC)
877-667-7771
http://www.varc.org/


NATIONWIDE RESOURCES:

AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
http://www.autism-society.org

AUTISM RESEARCH INSTITUTE
http://www.autism.com

AUTISM SPEAKS
http://www.autismspeaks.org