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Autism Resources

Medical issues can often be linked to, or add complications to a diagnosis of autism, ASD, or Asperger Syndrome. Search our resources for all information pertaining to "medical".

ASERT- University of Calgary

ASERT is located in the School Psychology area in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Under the direction of Dr. Adam McCrimmon, the group consists of researchers, clinicians, and professionals interested in understanding autism spectrum disorders and improving the lives of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.

Autism In Pink

The Autism in Pink project is an innovative EU-funded partnership between four European autism organiZations which has been set up to carry out research into autism in women. It will look into the prevalence of autism amongst women in the participating countries, and assess the competences and needs of women with autism, in order to provide support and education both for women on the spectrum and for their parents, carers and teachers, as well as social care and health professionals.

Autistic Menopause

Bridging the Silos: Autistics and Menopause is a research partnership between autistic advocates and academics studying experiences of menopause by autistic people in Canada and the UK. To be eligible for Phase 1 of their study, you must live in Canada or the UK, be autistic, AND have gone through the menopause OR think you are going through it now.

Autistica

A UK charity which both funds and campaigns for medical research to understand the causes of autism, improve diagnosis, and develop new treatments and interventions.

British Academy of Childhood Disability

The British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) is an organisation for professionals working in the field of childhood disability in the UK.

The group operates as an affiliate group of the British Association of Community Child Health, a specialty group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and as the UK branch of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.

Calliope Mental Health

This is a place for adults who identify, believe, or wonder if they are on the autism spectrum. It is for people who feel different or out of place within the neurotypical society. We see you and want you to feel seen by our diagnosing professionals. If you feel like you have been undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, misunderstood, or overlooked by traditional autism assessment processes, we can help.

Diagnostic services are currently provides in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Delaware, DC, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

Dr. Geoff Thorley (UK)

Dr Thorley is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychologist and Neuropsychologist  providing assessment and therapy services for young adults up to the age of 21 years.

Health Help Alberta

We are a team of students motivated by personal struggles–and the struggles of those we know–to navigate the healthcare system and find appropriate resources for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially within families such as immigrants who are hindered by limited English language literacy. Our goal is to make this process as easy as possible for such families, and to help them take advantage of the several programs that are available to them.

Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)

A Federal advisory committee that coordinates all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through its inclusion of both Federal and public members, the IACC helps to ensure that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are represented and discussed in a public forum.

Maxine Aston (B.Sc. Honours Psychology) Conventry, UK

Specializes in counselling individuals, couples or families who are affected by Asperger Syndrome. As parents of children who are diagnosed with AS, we understand how essential is it that families of children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders, educators who teach children with AS,  professionals  working with individuals diagnosed with AS,  and individuals with AS who are seeking support, have access to information.

Mental Health Foundation

Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

NCCAM is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals

ND Psych

Neurodiverse psychologist Iain Dolan specializes in assessing adults. This service is only available for adults who are in Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or the Yukon.