- The A List Resources – Website
This site has a number of video resources on a wide variety of topics including social skills explanations.
- Atypical – Netflix
When a teen on the autism spectrum decides to get a girlfriend, his bid for more independence puts his whole family on a path of self-discovery.
- Everything’s going to be okay – Stan
After the death of their father, two American teenage sisters are left in the hands of their neurotic, ill-equipped Aussie half-brother Nicholas.
- Pablo – ABC iView
Pablo is a 5 year old boy who is on the autism spectrum. Using his magic crayons, Pablo bravely turns his life challenges into fantastic adventures.
- DAD a film about autism and fatherhood – Link
A documentary following the often unheard stories of fathers with children on the spectrum, DAD shares the experiences of twelve Aussie dads as they navigate the world of parenting and autism.
- Too Peas Pod – Podcast
Podcast by Mandy Hose and Kate Jones. Listen as they laugh (a lot) and cry as they chat to each other and friends about parenting multiples with disabilities and additional needs.
- Planet Puberty – Podcast
We chat to parents & carers about their experience of supporting a child with disability through puberty, as well as with professionals about tips and tricks you can use to help you and your child navigate this new world
- The autism science foundation – Podcast
Weekly science podcast discussing the latest autism research news stories with ASF Chief Science Officer Alycia Halladay
- The parenting spectrum – Podcast
A podcast about autism and family life, with Fiona and Travis, and their son Patch as they discover what an autism diagnosis means and what happens next.
- Sensory Connect Bookstore – Link
This site has many good books for sale on a range of topics including a section on Autism.
- Sue Larkey Books – Link
Sue Larkey provides a range of Autism books and other resources available for purchase online.
- The Australian Autism Handbook – Link
By Benison O’Reilly and Kathryn Wicks A handbook written by two Australian parents of children with Autism. The book covers a range of topics including grief/self care/therapy/schools and more. It is available online from Booktopia.
- The Therapy Store – Link
Another good place to find books and other resources.
- Early Days – Link
Workshops are free of charge for parents and carers to help them learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
- Positive Partnerships – Link
Workshops are free of charge for parents and carers who have school aged children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If you are unable to attend a workshop you could access their information through the online training modules.
- Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) – Link
Offers a variety of workshops for parents/ carers and professionals focused on information about Autism Spectrum Disorders
(click on the orange workshops tab to access the online calendar)
- Sue Larkey – Link
Offers online workshops for parents/carers and professionals focused on information about ASD, social skills, play, visuals, behaviour, anxiety and school/ preschool strategies.
- Tony Attwood – Link
Runs workshops with a focus on Apserger’s Syndrome. There are online workshops and ocassionally face to face workshops.
The following providers offer workshops on a range of topics.
Please look at their websites for more information:
- Sesame Street – Youtube Link
Has a character with Autism called Julia. Episodes with Julia might be helpful for both your child with Autism as well as their siblings/cousins/friends.
- Arthur – Youtube Link
Has an episode featuring a character with Asperger Syndrome (now diagnosed as low support needs Autism).
Online Sibling Support:
Below are some websites where you can get some online support: