Resources

The following information can be used to assist individuals with autism and their families. These resources are best utilized as a supplement to Applied Behavior Analysis intervention that is offered at Rose Street Spectrum.

The information in this collection was acquired from reputable resources, but should not be taken as medical or legal advice and you should always refer to your child’s primary doctor before starting any new intervention.

Autism Speaks Tool Kits

For Parents and Providers:

100daykit

100 Day Kit

Download the 100 Day Kit here! The Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit and the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism  more…

100dias

Manual de los 100 Días

El Manual de 100 Días de Autism Speaks fue diseñado exclusivamente para familias que han sido recientemente evaluadas. Este manual  more…

Advocacy

Advocacy Tool Kit

The Advocacy Tool Kit aims to help both individuals on the spectrum and their families develop and use critical advocacy  more…

Asperger

Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit

Download the AS/HFA Kit for free! You can also view a PDF of each section by clicking on the links  more…

Behavior

ATN/AIR-P An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments

Behavioral challenges are a common problem for children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many children with ASD have challenges  more…

Medication

ATN/AIR-P Autism and Medication: Safe and Careful Use

More than half of children with autism take medicine at some point during their childhood. Deciding to use medicine to  more…

Dental

ATN/AIR-P Dental Professionals' Tool Kit

Many children experience a great deal of anxiety when visiting the dental practitioner’s office, especially those with autism spectrum disorder  more…

Constipation

ATN/AIR-P Guide for Managing Constipation in Children

Many children have constipation. Children with autism might have more problems with constipation than other children. Difficulty with things like  more…

Meddecision

ATN/AIR-P Medication Decision Aid

Many families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are faced with the option of using medicines to help treat  more…

Appliedbehavior

ATN/AIR-P Parent's Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis

This tool kit is an informational guide to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It is designed to provide you with a  more…

Toilet

ATN/AIR-P Parent's Guide to Toilet Training in Autism

Each child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is different. But children with ASD have some common problems that can  more…

Sleep

ATN/AIR-P Sleep Tool Kit-Parent Booklet and Quick Tips

Many children with ASD have difficulty with sleep. This can be stressful for children and their families. This informational booklet  more…

Challenging

Challenging Behaviors Tool Kit

Sometimes the difficulties of autism can lead to behaviors that are quite challenging for us to understand and address. Most  more…

Dental2

Dental Tool Kit

Download the Dental Tool Kit here! Oral health is a very important component of healthy daily living. But for some  more…

Family

Family Support Tool Kits

Family members and friends of individuals with autism are presented with many joys and many challenges throughout their lives. Learning  more…

Housing

Housing and Residential Supports

New! Autism Speaks Announces Results of National Housing Survey! Despite the extraordinary need for housing and support services, only 24%  more…

Iep

Individualized Education Program (IEP) Guide and Other Resources

Download the IEP Guide here! Individualized Education Program (IEP): Summary, Process and Practical Tips from Goodwin Procter LLP After months  more…

Parents

Talking to Parents About Autism Kit

Today, 1 in 88 American children is diagnosed with autism. As an early childhood educator, you may be the first  more…

Haircuts

Tips for Successful Haircuts

Haircuts can sometimes be difficult for people with autism. The challenges can range from sensory issues to anxiety about what  more…