Resources for Parents of kids with Austism/SPD/ASD/ADHD
Today’s episode is definitely a space where Heather truly shines. She’s fantastic at in-depth researching and networking, so she will be taking the reigns on this one. Heather spends a lot of time researching on social media and connecting with others. Our topic today is on resources, and we wanted to share with you all the amazing blogs, websites, and other connections with you that has helped us on our journey. Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) has an incredible website with resources for newly diagnosed children, all the way to how apply for scholarships, and even information on specific diets. We also dive into another great resource, Generation Rescue. They are dedicated to helping children recover from autism spectrum disorders and providing guidance and support for medical treatment. Attending conferences is somewhat of a hidden gem of a resource, that gives you some time away while getting a great education. Finally, we explore the benefits of Facebook support groups and why they are a convenient resource for the busy moms and dads to find true connection.
Key Points From This Episode:
- Hear the note from a listener that was uplifting and inspiring to us. It was a great encouragement to keep going.
- Discover the benefits of Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)’s website and how to use the different resources they provide.
- What is a MAPS Doctor, and how can they be a critical resource? Find out how to use the resource that is local and in your community.
- Understand the importance of connecting with other parents in your community and how it can help you to find others who are facing similar situations.
- Learn more about Generation Rescue and their efforts to support families through medical treatments, and more.
- Find out why attending conferences can be a great resource. It offers the biggest bang for your buck and connects you to other parents.
- Hear more about Heather’s experience at The Autism Education Summit, and how sometimes it is a great opportunity to get educated.
- Understand how Facebook support groups can be an incredible opportunity to connect with other when you do not have time to meet face-to-face.
- Learn why connection is the key aspect that makes this journey a lot easier, and how having a sense of togetherness can pull you through the toughest times.
Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
- Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) — http://www.tacanow.org/
- Generation Rescue — http://www.generationrescue.org/
- The Autism Education Summit — http://autismeducationsummit.com/