ASD Parent & Family Resources
START (Statewide Autism Resources & Training) Project: Your child’s education, frequently asked questions, collaborating with your school team, and connecting with START.
The 100 Day Kit published by Autism Speaks was designed to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis.
The Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit also published by Autism Speaks can be used to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 days after an Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism diagnosis.
The Lenawee Intermediate School District also has an extensive collection of books related to Autism Spectrum Disorder that can be checked out from CEMaT or by contacting Mollie Tanner. Check back often as we continually add titles:
Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wish You Knew by Ellen Notbohm
The First Year: Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Essential Guide for the New Diagnosed Child by Nancy D. Wiseman
Managing Anxiety in People with Autism: A Treatment Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Mental Health Professionals by Anne M. Chalfant
Essential First Steps for Parents of Children with Autism: Helping the Littlest Learners by Lara Delmolino and Sandra L. Harris
Autism 24/7 A Family Guide to Learning at Home and in the Community by Andy Bondy and Lori Frost
Everyday Activities to Help Your Young Child with Autism Live Life to the Fullest by Debra S. Jacobs and Dion E. Betts
My Child Has Autism, Now What? 10 Steps to Get You Started by Susan Larson Kidd
Dr. Thompson’s Straight Talk on Autism. The expert guide parents can trust! by Travis Thompson
Autism Handbook for Parents. Facts and Strategies for Parenting Success by Janice. E. Janzen
Just Take a Bite. Easy, Effective Answers to Food Aversions and Eating Challenges! by Lori Ernsperger and Tania Stegen-Hanson
A Friend’s and Relative’s Guide to Supporting the Family with Autism by Ann Palmer
Teaching Your Child with Love and Skill. A Guide for Parents and Other Educators of Children with Autism, including Moderate to Severe Autism by Joyce Show
Everyday Activities to Help Your Young Child with Autism Live Life to the Full by Debra Jacobs and Dion Betts
Michigan Alliance for Families: for information, support, and education. Michigan Alliance for Families is a statewide resource to connect families of children with disabilities to resources to help improve their children’s education. We help facilitate parent involvement as a means of improving educational services and outcomes for students with disabilities.
Michigan Alliance can assist you in knowing your rights, effectively communicating your child’s needs, and advising how to help them develop and learn.