Alphabetic Listing of Condition-Specific Web Resources

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  • Kelly O'Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cincinnati Children's, helps individuals with autism and their families by providing a state-of-the-art diagnostic program, treatment services, support services, and parent education and training programs that enhance the lives of individuals with ASD and their families.  
  • Autism Internet Modules teaches families and professionals about supporting individuals with autism. 
  • AutismLink, run by the Autism Center of Pittsburgh, has comprehensive resources, products and information. They connect to resources in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and across other states.
  • Autism and PDD Support Network provides access to information, resources and message boards. 
  • Autism and Applied Behavioral Services is an an educational placement facility specializing in serving children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Aspergers in the Cincinnati and Dayton area. They are an Ohio Autism Scholarship Provider.
  • Autism Respite Program is available to families of children up to 22 years of age who are eligible for services through Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services. A child must have a diagnosis of autism to qualify for the service and cannot be receiving supported living, Individual Options Waiver, or Level One Waiver services. 
  • Autism Scholarship Program, Ohio Dept. of Education, gives the parents of children with autism who qualify for a scholarship the choice to send their child to a special education program other than the one operated by the school district of residence to receive their education and the services outlined in the child's individualized education program (IEP).
  • Autism Society of America has extensive information about living with autism, news, research and access to local chapters. You can find a local chapter. You can also visit Autism Source, the Autism Society's online resource database, and search by keyword or zip code for the Autism Society affiliates and other local services and supports.
  • Autism Society of the Bluegrass provides information and support for families and professionals in central Kentucky.
  • Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati provides support groups, education and resources. Their information and referral line is 513-561-2300.
    • Cincinnati Autism Connection is an integrated support system for local Families touched by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Services include connections with certified Information and Referral Specialists. The Information and Resource listings included on the website will help link to local important information, organizations and service providers. The Neighbor to Neighbor Program offers a direct connection to experienced parents and is organized by area of town, age of loved one and topics of experience. 
    • They also offer Parent and Adult Support Meetings and Autism Conversations. 
  • Autism Society of Indiana is dedicated to autism advocacy, awareness and support of individuals with autism, their families and professionals. It provides links to local chapters, newsletters, legislation, information and referral.
  • Autism Society of Kentuckiana is dedicated to autism advocacy, awareness and support of individuals with autism, their families and professionals in the Louisville area.
  • Autism Society of Ohio provides extensive information and resources for families.  
  • Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
  • Bross Center for Learning provides education and enrichment services to children, teens and young adults in Southwest Ohio who have typical needs or special needs. Although their mission is to serve all Greater Cincinnati families, they primarily serve families from the Glen Este, Batavia and Milford areas. They provide education and enrichment services to children, teens and young adults in Southwest Ohio who have typical needs or special needs. They offer dedicated day programs as well as after school 1:1 academic services including subject tutoring, executive functioning skill training, test preparation and homework assistance. Their staff of licensed intervention specialists, licensed general education teachers, occupational therapists, support staff, and school psychologist specialize in serving both youth with typical needs and youth with special needs, including Autism and related disorders, speech disabilities, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, developmental delays, ADD/ADHD. Bross Center is a state approved provider for both the Autism Scholarship as well as the Jon Peterson Scholarship through the Ohio Department of Education. These scholarships can be used to cover the cost of many of their services.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has information, resources and research articles on autism.     
  • Cincinnati Center for Autism, located in Springdale, offers a school program, transition, camp, individualized interventions, therapies, after school respite and teen night out options.
  • The Children’s Home of Cincinnati has a high school program for students with autism spectrum disorders. The Children’s Home offers a private school alternative learning program for students, in grades nine through twelve, who struggle with a more traditional school setting.  The program is a partnership between The Children’s Home of Cincinnati and Linden Grove School. They are an Ohio Autism Scholarship Provider.
  • Dan Marino Child has video clips on autism and related neurological disabilities.
  • Families with ASD of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky offers support groups, socials, group outings, and holiday parties for the whole family. All of their events are free of charge. They sponsor an annual Autism Expo that includes all special needs and medical diagnosis.
  • Got-Autism has a wide selection of therapeutic, educational, and practical life products for children on the autism spectrum including ABA tools, PECS, social skills, occupational and speech therapy aids, games, toys, personal care, books and DVDs. 
  • Indiana Resource Center for Autism provides extensive information for families. 
  • Langsford Center is an Ohio Autism Scholarship Fund provider in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Highlands and Middletown, Kentucky, that has extensive experience in reading strategies associated with learning disabilities, dyslexia and autism. 
  • Linden Grove School is an Ohio Autism Scholarship Fund provider private school that offers an alternative learning program for students, Kindergarten through grade 8, who struggle with a more traditional school setting. 
  • M-CHAT: Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers and scoring instructions
  • Northern Kentucky for provides resources, support and awareness to families and friends of individuals with autism  in the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area. 
  • Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) serves families, educators, and professionals working with students with autism and low-incidence disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairments, other health impairments, and traumatic brain injuries. The center offers training, technical assistance, and consultation to build professional and program capacity to foster individual learning and growth.   
  • RMS Autism Transition Center, in Cincinnati, is a day habilitation program focused on developing independence while facilitating the transition from childhood to adulthood for young adults (18 and older) with an autism spectrum disorder. Individuals must be on a waiver. Call 513-522-2400 for more information.
  •  Regional Autism Advisory Council of Southwest Ohio (RAAC) is comprised of agencies, entities, professionals, and parents who care for and about individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Members come from the counties of Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, and Warren in Ohio. The group began meeting in 1999. Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services (HCDDS) is a founding member of RAAC. Their mission is to provide strategic leadership within our community in building a full array of best practice services to support individuals with autism and their families. For more information, please contact Kay Brown, RAAC Coordinator at 513-636-7616 or  
  • Safe Haven Farms, in West Chester, Ohio, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization offering residential, day and community services for individuals on the autism spectrum. It provides a variety of living, working, learning and leisure activities in a farm environment.
  • Skyward Academy, in Deer Park, Ohio, addresses the academic and independent living skills of students on the autism spectrum and/or with other learning issues. The program includes academic instruction, behavior management strategies, life skills instruction, speech, and occupational therapy services. Skyward Academy’s Middle School Program serves students in 5th through 8th grade. The High School serves students through age 21. A vocational component is also available. Skyward Academy is an Ohio autism scholarship provider.
  • TASH advocates for equality for people with significant disabilities.
  • Stepping Stones in Cincinnati operates the Autism Alternative Education Step Up program and works with schools to provide an alternative education for elementary, middle school and high school students on the autism spectrum who are not succeeding in a traditional school setting. Students who have been removed from school because of extreme or violent behaviors have options in this year-round program.

  • Wexner Center for Autism Services and Transition (CAST), located at Ohio State University, provides adult care for patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and support for those who are transitioning from pediatric to adult care. CAST is a primary care medical home for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Their primary focus is to provide primary medical care as well as care coordination and support for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders during the transition to adulthood and beyond. Their staff includes physicians trained in both Pediatrics and Internal Medicine (adult primary care), psychiatrist, clinical pharmacist, clinic director, nurse/care-coordinator, social worker, and medical support staff who have all been trained in working with people with autism. They have capability for on-site lab draws. They work to accommodate patients’ and families’ needs and make medical care accessible for all patients, regardless of the challenges they face in obtaining care.

  • Wrightslaw Autism, PDD and Asperger's Articles and Caselaw

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