Community Resources

RESOURCES WITHIN THE AUTISM COMMUNITY 

 

Information

  • University of Minnesota Yonus Lab Study – Yoked Prism Glasses – Participants ages 7-13 (with Autism) needed for 1 hour visual perception study.
  • PEERS Social Skills Group – Focusing on making and keeping friends for adolescents (ages 11-18) with ASD.
  • ASD Intensive Outpatient Program – This 8-week specialized Intensive Outpatient Program (for teenagers with difficulty regulating their emotions and struggling with social skills) was developed specifically for adolescents with high-functioning autism. It is based on the PEERS curriculum.
  • Facing Your Fears Anxiety Group – Evidence-based intervention using CBT to address anxiety for adolescents (ages 14-18) with ASD.

Events/Outings

  • AuSM on the Town
    • A great fit for teens and young adults (ages 14-26) who want to explore their city and make new friends. Each class takes place at a different location in the community, and is focused on activities and interactions that teach social skills
    • Saturdays from 1-3pm, Sept. 24-Nov. 5, 2016
    • To register, click here

Family Activities


 

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Additional Resources

Autism Resources for Families
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability
CDC Autism Links and Resources
Moving with Special Needs Kids
Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips