“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things that you thought you couldn’t.” (unknown)
Here are a few sites that I’ve found helpful in understanding autism and resources that are available to families with children on the spectrum.


Autism Organizations
Autism Speaks
The Color of Autism Foundation
Autism in Black


Medical Resources
Mental Health America
National Alliance on Mental Illness
American Psychological Association


Respite and Support Groups
Arch National Respite Network and Resource Center


Federal Resources and Legislation
Social Security Administration
Supplemental Security Income Disability & Medicaid
Americans with Disabilities Act


State Resource- Virginia
Comprehensive Services Act for At-Risk Youth and Families

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