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ASpar stories : our lives growing up with an Asperger parent [2011]

The purpose of this website is to provide a voice for children who have grown up with a parent with Aspergers Syndrome, enabling them to tell their stories and through doing so find out they are not alone.

Asperger Services Australia -- Virginia, QLD: Asperger Services Australia [2011]

Asperger Services Australia is a volunteer not for profit organisation based in Queensland, and provides support to parents, carers, families, individuals, service providers and professionals. They aim to: provide mutual support to people with Asperger's Syndrome and their carers; provide relevant up to date information on Asperger's Syndrome; encourage research into Asperger's Syndrome; promote awareness and engage in community education; campaign for improved educational services and equal opportunity. The website includes links to the latest research and news, a forum, newsletters and factsheets. A membership fee may be required to access some of the services.

Asperger Syndrome Partner Information Australia [ASPIA] -- NSW: [2011]

ASPIA is a self-funded incorporated association, run by volunteers, set up to provide information and a support group for partners and family members of adults with Asperger's Syndrome. The website includes links to partner support groups in other Australian states, further information, resources, events and further links.

Asperger Syndrome Support Network [ASSN] Victoria [2012]

Asperger Syndrome Support Network (Vic) Inc. is a volunteer group of parents, carers, partners, professionals and individuals with Asperger Syndrome, with the goal of providing support to those living with Asperger Syndrome. They hold support group meetings, seminars, provide information on current events and research, and have a library collection for members to borrow.

Asperkids [2013]

Website of Jennifer O�Toole, an "Aspie", author, and mother of three Asperger's children.

Aspirations: A collection of tertiary transition experiences from people with Asperger's Syndrome -- Melbourne: RMIT University 2008.

These are a collection of recordings taken from the Aspirations CD: a project funded by Skills Victoria, and coordinated by the Disability Coordination Officer project. The CCD shares the experiences of 11 individuals with Aspeger's Syndrome who have made the transition into further education. The stories are written in a format which can be appreciated by people with Asperger's Syndrome, professionals and parents alike. Its aim is to aid in an improved transition experience for future students who have Asperger's Syndrome. The files are in mp3 format and also include a transcript.

Australian Autism Aspergers Network (AAA Network) -- QLD: Australian Autism Aspergers Network [2013]

Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. aims to improve awareness and services throughout Australia. The website provides with reliable information, events & workshops, Australia wide directory of services, resources, factsheets, support groups & services, government initiatives, latest research, book reviews & more. Development of a children�s interactive learning website is currently under construction. [website]

Autism resources [2012]

John Wobus is the father of a son with autism and has developed this site over a number of years. It is a well organised site and covers a wide range of topics relating to autism and Asperger syndrome. It has a particularly good set of links to different treatments, an excellent listing of books and journal articles on autism (many held in Activ library) and advice to parents who discover their child is autistic.

Child and Adolescent Health Service Library : Kids and teen health : Autism Department of Health, Western Australia [2016]

Provides links to books, factsheets, websites and support groups.

Launchpad : leaving school and leading your own life -- NSW: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) 31/08/2017.

This website has been created as a resource to help young people with autism spectrum disorder, and their families, as they transition from school into adult life. It includes sections on study, work, social life, becoming independent, health, advocacy, funding and legal matters.

The National Autistic Society (NAS) website

This is an excellent website that has a significant amount of information including information for people with an autistic spectrum disorder as well as parents and professionals. It is worthwhile checking the site index to see the wealth of information that is available. A number of full text documents are included on topics such as therapies, interventions and diagnostic options. The Frequently Asked Questions section is also valuable and covers topics such as bullying, secretin and vaccinations. Includes a good set of links to other sites.

OASIS @ MAAP [2013]

The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) center has joined with MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome to create a single resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder/ Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS). [website]

Robyn Steward : the autistic spectrum from a person not just a textbook [2014]

Website of Robyn Steward, author, consultant, trainer, mentor, speaker, and artist who lives with a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome. Her aim is to help educate, support and raise awareness of people living on the autism spectrum.

Tony Attwood website

Tony Attwood is a clinical pychologist based in Queensland and the author of a number of books on Asperger Syndrome and autism. This website contains a number of full text documents including those on friendship, homework and diagnosis

What is Asperger syndrome? -- London: National Autistic Society [2012]

An explanation of what Asperger syndrome is, key characteristics and possible causes.

Zac Browser -- Nevada: People CD Inc. 2008.

This is a web browser developed specifically for children with autism, autism spectrum disorders such as asperger syndrome and pervasive development disorders.It allows the child to interact directly with a lot of games, stories, music and other activities including an aquarium. It caters specifically for children who display the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders, like impairments in social interaction, impairments in communication, restricted interests and repetitive behavior. However it also provides an excellent forum for parents, caretakers, teachers, and others to share their experiences, tools and resources. It links to numerous technical, medical and other websites and features a parent forum and a newsletter.