Autism Canada has put together a number of resources that we feel will be helpful on your journey to learn about and understand autism spectrum disorders (ASD). If you can't find what you are looking for in this section please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (519) 695-5858.
Autism Canada offers video presentations from our Changing The Course of Autism conferences. These presentations may be found on our Vimeo Channel with the most recent conference videos on our free videos web page. These videos provide lectures related to clinical and basic science, epidemiology, educational therapies, advocating for autism and much more.
There are literally hundreds of books to choose from on the topic of ASD today. They range from general information to biomedical interventions, from adolescent and adult issues to diagnosis and everywhere in between. When looking for the right book start right at your local public library. Over the years Autism Canada has donated books to public libraries right across Canada. If you wish to find and purchase a book on autism please visit Parentbooks for a comprehensive list of books, DVDs and games for professionals and families of children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorders at www.ParentBooks.ca. Click here to see our picks.
Autism Physician Handbook
This handbook is not only for physicians but for any professional that has access to young children that may be concerned about their development. The Autism Physician Handbook has over 100 illustrations showing the common characteristics of autism in toddlers plus much more. Click here to learn more about the Autism Physician Handbook and to download a copy.
Finding a Services Provider
Finding a service provider can be difficult. Autism Society Canada has put together a National ASD Service Directory called "Autism Junction". Their Autism Junction Directory is a work in progress – which attempts to index all ASD and related services across Canada and to catalogue this information in a fully searchable database for easy access. Click here to access Autism Society Canada's Autism Junction.
Educational Programs for Pursuing a Career in Autism
If you are looking for educational programs or training to work with individuals diagnosed with an ASD or do research in the field there are opportunities right here in Canada. The Autism Society Canada has put together an excellent list of educational facilities right across Canada for you to consider. Click here to access Autism Society Canada's list of educational facilities offering training in Canada.