September 28, 2017

Websites

This list of websites has been compiled from a variety of sources that contain various sets of information. Please feel free to explore and learn more about what each site has to offer.

Association for Science in Autism Treatment: The Association for Science in Autism Treatment (or ASAT for short) is an organization promoting applied behavior analysis and other autism therapies supported by scientific research and opposing autism therapies without scientific evidence.

Autism Speaks: Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization in the United States that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public.

Autism Research Institute: The mission of the Autism Research Institute is to improve the health and well-being of people on the autism spectrum through research and the education of professionals, those who are affected, and their families.

Carbone Clinic: Their mission is to provide evidence-based behavior analytic services to learners with autism and other developmental disabilities through direct services and training of family members and educators. They accomplish this by insuring that the learner’s progress occurs through the arrangement of teaching environments which are mostly positive and arranged to ultimately allow the learner to continue to develop language and other skills in typical community and family settings.

CDC: This is information from the CDC about autism.

Center for Parent Information and Resources: The Center for Parent Information and Resources provides links to current research based on specific disabilities.

Central Texas Ability Sports: Year-Round Sports for Children with Disabilities and their Siblings free of charge.

The Child Development in Context Lab: The Child Development in Context Lab is housed in the Institute for Mental Health Research at the University of Texas.  Learn about research conducted in Austin and opportunities for you and your family to participate in current studies.

The IRIS Center at Vanderbilt University: The IRIS Center provides free training modules on research-based strategies and interventions pertaining to individuals with disabilities birth to age 21.

Mark Sundberg: The primary goal of my website is to provide information on B.F. Skinner’s (1957) analysis of language. Recently, Skinner’s work has experienced wide-spread use for language assessment and intervention for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The following brief overview of Skinner’s analysis and its application to the treatment of children with autism is provided to give users of this site an overview of the content.

National Institute of Mental Health: Free, current research pertaining to a variety of mental health topics.

The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders: Training modules and free, current research pertaining to autism.