AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
Disclaimer: Agencies and Resources listed are for informational purposes only. Crowley ISD does not endorse any of these programs.
The Center for ASD: A 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to helping those with special needs succeed, as well as to aid in the well-being of their families. The Center for ASD is located in Crowley and offers parent support, social skills classes, potluck dinners, camp opportunities and more. Visit their Facebook page for up to the minute information.
Autism Speaks: An organization that sponsors research in the field of autism and autism interventions, as well as providing training, research and resources for families affected by autism. Autism Speaks conferences provide workshops focused on medical challenges and different approaches to provide comprehensive care to individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Easter Seals of North Texas: Provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs as well as support to their families.
Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT-NT): A non-profit organization geared towards providing resources,
information, and support for families and professionals. FEAT-NT helps provide continuous education and training to parents and professionals in the area of autism intervention, education, advocacy and support. FEAT-NT also has an Autism Resource Center and Library that provides valuable research, training, and support for these groups regarding autism interventions and services. This center includes an autism library with over 400 books and resources on autism.
The Autism Advocate: Psychology Today’s blog has many helpful articles.
12 Autism Resources en Español: About 36 million people living in the United States speak Spanish as their first language. This blog gathered together a list of the best special needs resources available in Spanish.
TSLAT Learning Library | Cursos en Español (Spanish Version): Free videos and online courses for anyone who supports, instructs, works with, or lives with someone with autism.