Guide: Include Me!

This document provides guidelines to promote the inclusion of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at meetings and conferences.

Guide: Respite Resource Project: A Practical Guide to Respite for Your Family

A Practical Guide to Respite for Your Family is designed to be used by family members and by professionals assisting families in finding and accessing respite options.

Guide: Cyberbullying Research Center: Cyberbullying Scripts for Parents to Promote Dialog and Discussion

This guide from the Cyberbullying Research Center defines cyberbullying and provides parents and teenagers with scripts to promote dialogue and discussion.

Guide: U.S. Department of Labor: Diversifying Your Workforce

This tool, developed by the U.S Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), is a four-step reference guide to recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities.

Guide: Center for Autism and Related Disabilities: Autism and Mental Health Issues

This booklet offers information about the prevalence of mental health conditions in persons with autism spectrum disorders.

Booklet: Airport Social Stories

This booklet contains social stories on air travel for children and adults with autism. Accompanied by pictures and short sentences, it is intended to improve an individual’s understanding of airport procedures.

Guide: Autism Speaks: Haircutting Training Guide

This guide includes information and tips for hair stylists, parents and caregivers.

Guide: National Gateway to Self-Determination: Advising Through Self-Determination

This guide focuses on the basic elements of advising a self-advocacy group by promoting self-determination.

Guide: Organization for Autism Research: Kit for Kids

OAR’s Kit for Kids guide is designed to teach elementary and middle school students about their peers with autism. The kit is centered around an illustrated booklet entitled “What’s Up with Nick?”

Guide: AbilityPath: Finding Balance – Obesity and Children with Special Needs

This report and guide, from, informs families about obesity and the problem of unhealthy weight among children with special needs.