Awareness

A is for autism

This award-winning animation is a series of short glimpses into the condition of autism, all contributed by people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Read more »

Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism is a national charity for children and young people with autism. Read more »

An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders

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This one-day awareness training course provided by Education and Services for People with Autism (ESPA) offers an introduction to the topic of Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Read more »

Asperger’s Syndrome For Dummies

Asperger’s Syndrome For Dummies covers everything that both sufferers and parents need to know about the condition. Read more »

Autism and Asperger Syndrome (The Facts)

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This book provides a factual guide to autism and Asperger syndrome for those with the diagnosis, their parents and families, and the medical professionals involved. Read more »

Autism and Asperger’s syndrome: information for parents, carers and anyone who works with young people

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This leaflet produced by the Royal College of Psychiatrists gives details about Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as offering practical advice about how to get help. Read more »

Autism information from the BBC

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A section of the BBC website about autism with news stories, audio and video reports. Read more »

Autistic intelligence

Autistic intelligence is a loosely affiliated not-for-profit educational social enterprise comprised of worldwide experts in aspects of autism dedicated to a global recognition and accommodation of autistic intelligence. Read more »

Building awareness of adult autism

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This e-learning module, developed by the British Pschological Society (BPS) will find help you to the answer to the key question ‘What is autism?’. Read more »

Introduction to Autism

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This e-learning module, produced in partnership by the SHIP autism workforce development and training group, provides an introduction to the topic of Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Read more »

Learning Disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety: A Parent’s Guide

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This guide outlines some suggestions to help parents limit the risk of their child having negative experiences online and understand what action can be taken if they do. Read more »

Ten point awareness poster

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This Royal College of Nursing (RCN) poster outlines ten main points to consider when dealing with people with autism. Read more »

The Autistic Spectrum: Characteristics, causes and practical issues

This book provides a complete historical and factual overview of Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. Read more »

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

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This book provides information on various aspects of the Asperger’s syndrome. Read more »

Understand autism seminar booklet

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This booklet accompanies the Autism seminars for families – facilitator resource pack containing practical advice and information and including space to make notes during seminars. Read more »