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September 2015

Review of the Jewish Autism Trust Website

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Review by Simone Altman: Special Educator and Hunter College Graduate Student

The Jewish Autism Trust website, http://www.jewishautism.org/, is a great resource that is geared towards Jewish families that have a child or children with autism.  The information of the website is organized in a way that is easy to navigate and very user-friendly.  The website offers information and support for parents and families about autism.  Email support is available for families, which provides up to date and current information about autism. There are events such as speakers and youth activities posted as well.  However, the events are only for …

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Review of website : The Autism Society of America

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Review by Talia Grosser: Special Educator and Hunter College Graduate Student

The Autism Society of America website is a great resource for many individuals

who are interested in learning more about autism. It targets those who know

about autism, those who are beginning to learn about autism, and family

members of those affected by autism. The Autism Society looks to improve the

lives of parents of newly diagnosed children who don’t know where to turn, to a

sibling of an individual with autism, and provides basic information for those

who are learning about the disorder.

 

The website gives a …

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English-Chinese review of: The Society For the Welfare of the Autistic Persons

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Review by: Siu Man Woo, Special Educator & Hunter College Graduate Student

I would like to introduce a Chinese website for parents of children with autism. The Society For the Welfare of the Autistic Persons has a Chinese site to provide up to date Autism information that offers support to parents in Hong Kong. This organization is registered as a non-profit agent by the Hong Kong Government. There are also many enthusiasts/professionals who actively participate as members to facilitate conferences and workshops through this organization.

This organization can meet the purposes of the families of children diagnosed with and ASD …

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Review of: Asperger syndrome Information and Support site

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Review by Chantelle M. Grant, Special Educator & Hunter College Graduate Student

OASIS @ MAAP http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/Home.aspx: OASIS is the Online Asperger syndrome Information and Support site. MAAP provides services for people with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.  OASIS @ MAAP is best categorized as a resource site. It links users to articles – scholarly and opinion-based – on how to cope with persons in our lives who may be affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.  There is also a section that contains the latest news concerning ASD.  Members may participate on message boards about applicable topics.

The site seems relatively easy …

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