Communities and Blogs
Supportive social networking forum for parents with autistic children
Art Learning sessions
Features information regarding the journey of autistic people.
A platform to distribute research and experience-based information on autism
Forum for sharing artwork and other talents. Autistic individuals can share their works of art, music, poetry, or video submissions. Parents, siblings, therapists, or anyone who is interested in the cause can also share their viewpoints
Online community for autistic people
A community of parents, families, and advocates working together for a more socially just, accessible, and inclusive world
Provide community, support, and resources for Autistic women, girls, and people of all genders.
Educational and Informative Resources
Works on educating, advocating, and holding space for individuals who want to connect around being neurodivergent and/or caring for the neurodivergent in their lives.
Resources for neurodivergent adults, parents of autistic children, educators, and physicians.
College Autism Network is a U.S.-based non-profit organization committed to improving the likelihood of autistic students attending and graduating from a post-secondary institution and to better the student experience and post-graduation outcomes.
Connection to resources, news, events, and support for the Autism community
Job and Volunteering Opportunities
Hire Autism is a free program led and run by the Organization for Autism Research (OAR). With an active jobs board and by offering resources for employers and job seekers alike, Hire Autism aims to expand opportunities for autistic individuals and serve as a continuing resource for them in their workplaces.
Specialisterne USA works with businesses to help them integrate people on the autism spectrum, or with other neurodiversity, into their workforce.
Mentra is the brainchild of both neurodivergent and neurotypical individuals, working to create a bridge that connects recruiters with autistic candidates
Connect organizations with Autistic Talent.
Resources for Employers and Individuals Seeking Sustainable Employment Opportunities
Match neurodivergent job seekers with meaningful jobs and provide the training and support needed for career growth and success.
Volunteering and Leadership Opportunities
Diagnosis and Screening Resources
It is a nonprofit whose mission is for children with Inattentive ADHD to be diagnosed before age 8 and adults with Inattentive ADHD to be readily and correctly diagnosed when they seek help. This website provides information to educate you, your family, teachers, pediatricians, family doctors, therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists about the often under-diagnosed Inattentive ADHD type.
Resources For Parents
Education, resources, and support for the autism community
Offer a variety of support groups where parents have the opportunity to meet and learn from other parents. These groups are designed to provide information, resources, community, and hope
Works to advance the understanding of autism spectrum disorder by funding research and education
A website and magazine on living with ADHD
Leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals with ADHD
Fighting for the civil rights of autistic people and sharing opportunities for others to get involved in their advocacy. They also have produced a number of toolkits and other publications for autistic self-advocates.
Asperger’s On the Inside by Michelle Vines
– A personal memoir by an autistic woman.
Spectrum Women, Walking to the Beat of Autism
– A book of personal stories by autistic women, with personal
guidance and perspectives by autistic advocates, including Liane Holliday Willey, Anita Lesko, Yenn (Jeanette)
Purkis, Artemisia and Samantha Craft. Contributors cover issues including growing up, identity, diversity, parenting,
independence and self-care amongst many others. Edited by Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett.
Everyday Asperger’s – Life through the eyes of a female with Aspergers
Memoir by Marcelle Ciampi M.Ed
(formerly known as Samantha Craft)
Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old
Age by Sarah Hendrickx
The Secret Life of Rose, inside an autistic head by Rose Smitten
– Eleven-year-old Rose has produced a fantastic
book with a little help from her mum, who also gives her professional input separate to Rose.