Resources for Parents

"Tips for Parents on Autism Diagnosis Disclosure: How and when to explain autism to your child" video interview with Lydia Meem (Clinical Psychologist, Autism Understanding) and Liz Watson (National Projects Manager, Positive Partnerships) is a safe online place for young people aged 10 to 20 years old, living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their siblings.  Their fully-moderated chat room provides members with the opportunity to connect and share experiences with other young people living with similar conditions from all over Australia.  

In my Mind: Alex Olinkiewicz

Autism in High School: Erika's Story

Children with Autism: One Teacher's Experience

Asperger's documentary: Diamond Dave

The Aspie Show - Dr Frank Gaskill discusses positives and difficulties in Asperger's syndrome 

Victoria Hammond: It's all that's inside (you can't always tell if someone has Asperger's by their appearance),  How to make and keep friends

Rosie King and friends: My autism and Me

Australian Story: I am Jack

Autism Ontario: Autism: See The Potential

Autism Vision: Teens with High Functioning Autism & Asperger's Syndrome

Why teens with Asperger's can have trouble making friends

Importance of Routine for Avoiding Meltdowns

Dating: New York Dating Coach:

Occupational Therapy to Increase Independence: Shaving - Real Look Autism Episode 9

Career Planning: FutureYou (Monash University online questionnaire to assist with choosing tertiary courses)

STRIVE: Visiting a University to help with transition from high school to University

Temple Grandin talks about work experience for people on autism spectrum and other topics: I like the way I think interview with The Economist

Job interview body language

See also Adults with Autism & Asperger's for employment and tertiary training videos 

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