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Discussion Forums for Teens with ASD

Ability Online is a free Internet community where teens can meet other who are living with the same challenges and make friends from all over the world. Teens with autism are invited to join the Geneva Centre for Autism Teens Forum.

For more information or to register, please see http://www.abilityonline.org./ What else does Ability Online offer?
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Websites for Teens

The following list is a brief listing of some helpful websites for adults with an autism spectrum disorder.

DISCLAIMER: We provide links to other Web sites for information only. The views and opinions of the following Web sites are not necessarily those of the Geneva Centre for Autism.


Asperger Teens Web site:
http://www.aspergerteens.com/
This website was created by a teen who has Asperger’s Syndrome with the intention of helping and supporting other teens with the diagnosis. Included on the Web site are his/her own personal story, information about AS, and advice on dealing with social situations.

Autism Ontario
www.autismontario.com
This Web site includes information, resources, and updates on current events relating to ASD.

Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay Web site:
www.cureautismnow.org/tito
This Web site provides information on Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay, a teen who was autism, and includes his experiences with having autism, along with many of his other writings.

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) Web site:
www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger
This web site includes information and resources on AS, a chat room/message board, and “KIDS’ CORNER” which was designed especially for teens and kids with AS (look here to find others’ personal experiences with AS, and poems written by kids/teens with AS)

Donna Williams Web site:
http://www.donnawilliams.net
This Web site was created by Donna Williams, an adult with autism who has written extensively on her personal experiences. The website features useful articles, an online gallery and connection to a global (free) self employment register for teens and adults with ASD where they can also list dinner clubs and activities clubs.

Aspergnauts Web site:
gareth25.supanet.com/flash.html
This Web site is maintained by a teen who has Asperger’s Syndrome. It includes a positive perspective on AS as well as tips to help deal with some of the challenges associated with AS.

National Autistic Society
http://www.nas.org.uk/
This Web site has a section for people who have an ASD which includes information about autism and Asperger’s Syndrome, resources and personal experiences of people with ASD.

Kids Help Phone Web site:
http://www.kidshelp.sympatico.ca/
This Web site provides information on counseling and issues that teens face.

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