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The following resources have been reviewed by members of our Foundation or suggested to us by other parents.

Please email us the names of any other resources that you have found helpful and we will add them to our list.

Healing Thresholds ~ Connecting Community and Science to Heal Autism ~ Weekly newsletter

The Official Autism 101 Manual and E-Book - "ultimate resource for understanding and responding to autism as a parent or a professional".

Autism HQ ~ an online resource with a lot of different links to other organizations, newsletters, and information about autism and its related topics

Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP)Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers financial assistance to allow homeowners and landlords to pay for modifications to make their property more accessible to persons with disabilities. These modifications are intended to eliminate physical barriers, imminent safety risks and improve the ability to meet the demands of daily living within the home.

The Home & Vehicle Modification Program ~The Home & Vehicle Modification Program was established by the Government of Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services in 1999.It is administered by March of Dimes Canada.Please note:The Home & Vehicle Modification Program is available only in Ontario. Click here for a list of alternative provincial and national home modification programs across Canada.

National Autistic Society (UK) ~ an online resource with lots of information and links to various other organizations worldwide

Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs:For many people, owning and maintaining a home is one of the most significant investments they ever make. But for individuals and veterans living with disabilities or special needs, or seniors aging in place, the fact that much of the world outside is not built to accommodate their needs magnifies the value of a comfortable home. It’s vital they and their loved ones have access to the best resources about how to make their homes livable and enjoyable.

Medical News Today ~ An online resource.  The latest Autism News articles published daily.  Includes news on Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Rett Syndrome, Child Disintegrative Disorder, and Asperger's Syndrome.

Home Remodeling and Modifications for People with Special Needs~ Is it difficult to remain independent and get things done at home because of the lack of modifications in a standard house or apartment




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