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Treatment Study: Improving Dental Care and Oral Health in Children with ASD

Local

Participation involves:
-4 study visits over 6 months, including 3 dental office visits and 1 visit to UCI
-completion of questionnaires
-some families will also participate in a 10-week intervention at UCI

Families will receive an electric toothbrush and a 6-month supply of tooth brushing materials. Families may receive up to $500 compensation for study participation.

Contact Jackie at (949) 267-0428 or moffittj@uci.edu

AUTISM RESOURCE MOM, INC.

Local

Autism Resource Mom is a nonprofit organization that provides support, guidance & hope to families of children with autism.

SERVICES
For Families
• Social activities for individuals on the spectrum (all ages)
• Support & education for parents/caregivers
• One-on-one counseling for parents/families
For Professionals
• Guest speakers for any size group
• Autism consulting for public & private groups
• Problem-solving strategies for educators, health care providers, government agencies & more

Christine Garrison-Kordower, MFT

Local

Being diagnosed with autism, developmental disorders, or other behavioral disorders brings a unique set of challenges to the individuals diagnosed as well as to the parents and siblings of that individual. I provide support and guidance for the children/adolescents and their families.

I offer the following services:
-Parent Education
-Parenting support and guidance
-Sibling support
-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
-In-Home Concierge Services

Autism Webinars from Children’s Hospital L.A. & University of Southern CA

You can access archived webinars presented by professional autism service providers on many topics by going to  this website

Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders Grad Certificate

National

ASU’s Graduate Certificate in autism spectrum disorders is ideal for educators, interventionists, psychologists, pathologists, behavior analysts, or family members who want to enhance their preparation for working with children and adults affected with autism spectrum disorders.

CRESCENT HEALTH CLINIC, FREE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Local

Crescent Clinic Nonprofit offers FREE healthcare
COUNSELING SERVICES
WED & THURS – EVENING
FRI & SAT – DAYTIME Appointments ONLY.
Disability related counseling available Thursday evenings and Friday.
Parent group therapy will start on Thursday evenings in January. Appt or more info at 714-399-4572 or SharonMFTintern@gmail.com

SESSIONS ARE PROVIDED BY MFT INTERNS.

SSC@IAN AUTISM WEBINARS

Local, National, International

The SSC @ IAN periodically sponsors online presentations, called webinars, for you to attend via your computer. It’s a great opportunity to hear a doctor or researcher speak about an important topic, and to ask him or her questions. You will be notified by email of the date and time, and how to register.

But don’t worry if you happen to miss one. We have recorded the webinars for you to watch at your convenience. So sit back, listen and learn, all from the comfort of your home or office.

Autism Speaks’ Autism Response Team

National

Autism Response Team (ART) members are specially trained to connect families with information, resources and opportunities. They are available to answer calls and emails from 9am to 1pm local time.

Call us!
(888) 288-4762
En Español
(888) 772-9050
Email:  familyservices@autismspeaks.org

 

Behavioral Health Works- Evaluation and Diagnostic Clinic

Local

BHW’s Evaluation and Diagnostic clinic is led by a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the home and community settings. Our approach views an accurate diagnosis of autism as the first step to effective intervention and treatment.

BBK Psychotherapeutic Services

Local BBK is a community-based private practice that strives to provide excellent psychotherapeutic help to all members of the community. For families with members who have a neurodevelopmental disorder, we consider all family members when establishing a treatment plan because the whole family is impacted.