Oregon and SW Washington Resources
Autism Society of Oregon - The largest autism nonprofit in the state of Oregon. They offer information for both parents and professionals, workshops, advocacy support, and programs including Take A Break, which provides respite help directly to families.
FACT Oregon - Numerous resources and trainings for parents.
Disability Rights Oregon - Advocacy and legal support relating to disability rights.
OTAC - Many workshops and trainings including the Oregon Intervention System for managing challenging behaviors.
SPARK Research Study at OHSU - Genetic autism study that sends a saliva collection kit straight to your home. It aims to be the largest study of this kind.
Specialty Athletic Training - Personal training for individuals with special.
Spectrums Magazine - Autism magazine with news and stories from Portland and SW Washington.
Providence Swindell's Resource Center - Library, workshops and resources available to everyone, not just Providence members.
Multnomah County Developmental Disability Services - Resources, referrals, financial assistance, and behavior consultation.
Portland Autism Moms - Facebook Page
Health and Sleep
Helping Children with ASD and ADHD Sleep - Information from mattressreviews.net.
Sleep Tookit - From Autism Speaks
Parenting an Autistic Adult (NY Times)
Parenting Adults with Autism (Huffington Post)
Autistic Parenting (Autism Women's Network)
How to be a Good Parent (MyAspergers.net)
Autistic Adults and Related Resources
How People With Autism Think (By Temple Grandin)
Indiana Resource Center (An Inside View of Autism)
Autism Speaks (resource library for adults)
Podcasts and Forums
Autistic Flappy Hour (Podcast)
Wrong Planet (Forum)
Parenting Adults with Aspergers (Podcast)
Perspectives from Autistic Adults
The Autistic Brain by Temple Grandin
Nobody Nowhere by Donna Williams
Voices from the Spectrum: Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People with Autism, and Professionals Edited by Cindy Ariel and Robert Naseef
From Surviving to Thriving by Jonathan Chase
Look Me In The Eye by John Elder Robison
Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet
A Regular Guy: Growing Up with Autism by Laura Shumaker
Autism in the Family: Caring and Coping Together by Robert Naseef
Untangled, by Lisa Damour
The Yes Brain, by Tina Bryson and Dan Siegel