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  • Definition of Autism
    Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-NOS (not otherwise specified) are developmental disabilities that share many of the same characteristics. Usually evident by age three, autism and PDD-NOS are neurological disorders that affect a child's ability to communicate, understand language, play, and relate to others.
    (Added: Wed Jul 25 2001)
  • Positively Autism
    A free online magazine that celebrates the positives: accomplishments of individuals with autism, success stories, positive media reports, and more! Free resources include flash cards, educational games, fine motor skill activities, and data sheets.
    (Added: Tue May 29 2007)
  • The John Maxwell Biasco Resource Center - Free Resources
    Newsletters from autism societies across the country are available along with books, periodicals, journals, videos, audio tapes, and current research papers. Books are available for local check-out at our center.
    (Added: Sun Jul 08 2001)
  • University Students With Autism And Asperger's Syndrome
    A new support scheme for students with Asperger's syndrome in the UK "Student support is a new initiative aimed at providing specialist support and guidance to students with Asperger syndrome and their place of learning. Advice and information is given by our consultants in helping to develop an understanding of the difficulties people with Asperger syndrome may face with regards to their studies. We also work on a one to one basis with the student and liase with staff and peers. Help is also given in setting up support networks such as mentors and providing effective strategies to aid independent learning. The support and advice is provided by Prospects, part of the National Autistic Society.
    (Added: Fri Jun 15 2001)