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Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Parent Resource Kit
The Government of Ontario's Autism Parent Resource Kit can help you navigate the services, supports and programs that may be available to you.
Government of Ontario
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Autism Physician Handbook
Autism Physician Handbook has over 100 illustrations showing the common characteristics of autism in toddlers, comes complete with the CHAT Checklist, a visual guide to behavioural symptoms and a comprehensive listing of provincial, national, and international websites and resources.
Help Autism Now Society
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Iris the Dragon Books
Iris the Dragon is a charity which creates educational material for adults and young readers to help facilitate a conversation between parents, teachers and children about issues relating to mental health and wellness. Now approved by the Departments of Education for the Province of Manitoba and Nova Scotia as acceptable resource material for their mental health curriculum, Iris the Dragon's books address a variety of emotional, behavioural and neurodevelopmental conditions and recognize the importance of family, school, and community in promoting the potential of every child and youth, regardless of mental health challenge.
Iris the Dragon (Charity)
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
OurHealthyMinds
OurHealthyMinds is about mental health. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a child or loved one.
Capital Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Teen Mental Health
Information about teen mental health from Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues.
Dalhousie University
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
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