General Resources

NMSU Autism Diagnostic Center (ADC)

General Needs and Support

National Autism Society  and Autism Speaks   are national organizations that assists families, caregivers, professionals, and educators meet the needs of individuals with ASD.

Consumer Notice – Child Safety

Early Identification and Intervention

An Introduction to Autism

Perspectives on Autism

ABA and Treating Children with Autism

Addressing Common Challenge Behaviors

Support Groups

Federal and State Resources for Developmental Disability


Book Recommendations

  • The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders,
    by Dr. Mary Lynch Barbera
  • The Seven Steps to Earning Instructional Control: A Program Guide for Developing Learner Cooperation with ABA and Verbal Behavior, by Robert Schramm and Megan Miller
  • Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, by Ellen Notbohm
  • Building Social Relationships: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Difficulties, by Scott Bellini
  • Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Third Edition, by Timothy Wilens