The Children's Annex serves children between the ages of 2 and 15 with disability, or classified as emotionally disturbed, autistic, multiple disabled or traumatic brain injured. Many students also have learning disabilities and communication needs. There is a wide range of intellectual ability and severity of need.
The Center for the Study of Autism (CSA) is located in the United States. It provides useful information about autism to parents and professionals, and conducts research on the efficacy of various therapeutic interventions. (Some articles are available in Chinese)
Autism-PDD Resources Network information The purpose of this site is to guide you to the key issues associated with autism spectrum disorders. Provides useful links to other resources.
The National Institute of Mental Health (United States) (NIMH). Covers many issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Up-to-date information on autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , Children and Violence , Depression, Learning Disabilities. Also described are symptoms and diagnostic procedures, treatment options, strategies for coping, and sources of information and support.
Autism Society of America The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism.
The National Autistic Society (NAS) (Britain) provides education, treatment, welfare and care to people with autism and related conditions.
SPED (Singapore) SPECIAL EDUCATION encompasses a range of specialized teaching programs in special education (SPED) schools which cater to children with autism, or intellectual, sensory, physical or multiple disabilities. SPED schools are operated by Voluntary Welfare Organizations (VWOs), with the support of the Ministry of Education and the National Council of Social Service.
Autistic Association (Singapore) Organization established in Singapore to meet the needs of autistic individuals and their families.