RESOURCES

These are resources about these subjects. We do not favor, nor have the authority or knowledge to do more than recommend these interesting perspectives

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AUTISM

A developmental disorder of variable severity that is characterized by difficulty in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behavior

Searching for autism information on the web can be overwhelming. So, where do you turn to for the most relevant information and resources when there are so many different options? We created this list based on recommendations from leading ASD organizations

Websites:

Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association

Autism Highway

Autism Research Institute

Autism Society

Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children

Books: 

The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the spectrum

The Reason I Jump

Following Ezra

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CEREBRAL PALSY

A condition marked by impaired muscle coordination (spastic paralysis) and/or other disabilities, typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth

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DOWN SYNDROMDE

A congenital disorder arising from a chromosome defect, causing intellectual impairment and physical abnormalities including short stature and a broad facial profile. It arises from a defect involving chromosome 21, usually an extra copy (trisomy-21)

A variety of organizations, books, and blogs offer resources to help educate people and empower people living with Down syndrome and their families

Websites: 

National Down Syndrome Society

National Down Syndrome Congress

Down Syndrome Research Foundation

Books:

Woodbine House Down Syndrome Books

Blogs:

Downs Side Up

Noah's Dad

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BIRDHOUSES

Learn how to build your own birdhouse with this instructional video