Academic: Scholarships for individuals with autism

The following six scholarships are intended for individuals with autism.  They were donated by Black Wynn Personal Injury Lawyers, the Feldman Law Firm, the Kelly Law Team, the Law Office of David P. Shapiro, RJT Criminal Defense, and Dentistry by John Barras. Details of the scholarships can be found at:\

Website: University of Texas – Division of Diversity and Community Engagement – Services for Students with Disabilities

From The University of Texas – Austin (Division of Diversity and Community Engagement – Services for Students with Disabilities), this resource provides scholarship information for students with various types of disabilities..

Website: SPEAKall

SPEAKall!® is a tablet AAC app differentiated with a special feature set for children with autism spectrum and developmental disorders.  The outcome of using SPEAKall!® is to train the child to find their voice and produce audible speech. SPEAKall!® focuses on language learning and natural speech development based on a system developed by Dr. Oliver Wendt at Purdue University.


Article: Community Police Relations

NCCJD Criminal Justice Attorney Fellow Ariel Simms and Officer Sean Collins of The Arc of Pikes Peaks Disability Response Team and the Colorado Springs Police Department co-authored this article that appears in the March 2017 issue of The Police Chief magazine. The article presents a critical message to police chiefs and other law enforcement leadership all over the world, highlighting the need for a more accurate definition of “crisis” and further collaboration between the law enforcement and disability communities. Further, it addresses the importance of shifting focus in law enforcement from crisis intervention alone to an approach that also includes crisis prevention and a better understanding of disability.

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Website: Healthmeet

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Survey: Take the 2017 FINDS Survey

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Website: Technology Guide for People with Disabilities

This guide contains an overview of the more popular types of disabilities and comprehensive list of apps and software programs appropriate for each. Technology Guide for People with Disabilities

Website: Operation Autism

Operation Autism directly supports U.S. military families touched by autism and autism spectrum disorders. It serves as an introduction to autism, a guide for the life journey with autism, and a ready reference for available resources, services, and support.

Website: Uneepi

Uneepi is an online dating and social media website that is catered to people on the autism spectrum. It provides various resources such as coaching to help its users with social interacting.

Website: Stages Learning for preschoolers

Resources from Stages Learning for preschoolers with autism.