Resources

CAPITAL REGION PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS:

Capital Region New York Adult ADHD Support Group. Meets the first Tuesday of the month except January, July or holidays. 

 

CAPITAL REGION SUPPORT, SOCIAL AND RECREATIONAL GROUPS FOR CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS:

Friday Knights Recreation Program at St. Rose 

http://www.spectrumlifestrategies.org/

http://www.campbellhousepsych.com/Group%20Registration.htm

http://www.aspireny.org/Support/support-aspire.cfm

Groups for Children & Teens with Asperger's at the Center for Disability Services Center Health Care. For more information or enrollment call 518-437-5732.

Play Group for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Ages 5 -7.  To download information about the group, click here.

http://www.sportsareforeveryone.org/

http://www.stride.org/

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation "Access Pass"- Free entry into all state parks and swimming pools for children and adults with disabilities.  Call 518-474-2324 for more information.

Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program (STEP)

Fort Plain Autism Support Group.  Meets on a monthly basis and features different topics each month.  Call Linda Rosa-Torres, Fort Plain Autism Support Group Coordinator at 315-823-0327 for more information.  Click here to download TENTATIVE 2010 meeting calendar.

Sibling Support Group/ The Bus Stop Club: A free program for siblings agens 7-15 of children with a chronic illness or disability.  To learn more about the program, visit www.busstopclub.com.

ARTICLES:

Time Magazine Archived Articles on Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Autism, Medication

SchoolBehavior.com

BOOKS:

Autism Aspergers Publishing Company

Use Visual Strategies

New York State Braille & Talking Book Library

Reading Disabilities: Beating the Odds

VIDEOS:

Watch a video of a CSE meeting

Use Visual Strategies 

MAGAZINES:

ADDitude Magazine- Living Well With ADD and Learning Disabilities

Attention Magazine- ADD/ ADHD

Autism-Aspergers Magazine

Exceptional Parent

Learning Disability Today

Mental Health Today

Special Child

Spectrum - For Families of Individuals with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Viewpoint- The UK's Leading Magazine on Learning Disabilities

PUBLICATIONS:

On-line Special Education Publications from the New York State Department of Education

Special Education in Plain Language  ENGLISH Version     SPANISH Version

Downloadable Resources from the Autism Society of America

Free Publications from the National Institute for Mental Health

Publications from the U.S. Department of Education

Autism Spectrum News