Basic information about autism

For newly diagnosed: Welcome to the Autistic Community, by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network

For autistic youth: Welcome to the Autistic Community (youth version)

Info about autism, for families: Autistic Families International

All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism, by Lydia X.Z. Brown

History of the autism diagnosis: TED Talk by Steve Silberman

Thomas’s Story, a memoir of growing up autistic in the 1970s and 80s)

Autism Information: AutisticUK


Self-advocacy and the neurodiversity movement

Autism Acceptance, by ASAN

The Autistic Self-Advocacy Movement, by ASAN

The Neurodiversity Movement, by Neurocosmopolitan

Whose Expertise Is It: Evidence for Autistic Adults as Critical Autism Experts, by Kristin Gillespie Lynch, et . al Frontiers in Psychology 28 March 2017

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman

Loud Hands: Autistic People Speaking by Julia Bascom, ed.

Typed Words, Loud Voices by Amy Sequenzia, Elizabeth J. Grace, eds.

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum by Michael McCreary


Guides and Books for autistics & our families

The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism

Navigating College: A Handbook on Self Advocacy Written for Autistic Students from Autistic Adults  edited by E Ashkenazy & M Latimer

The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods by Robyn Steward

Autistic and Queer: Coming Out on the Spectrum

Relationships and Sexuality: A handbook by and for Autistic People

Empowering Leadership: A Systems Change Guide for Autistic College Students and Those With Other Disabilities

What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew by Autistic Women’s Network

The Neurodiversity Reader: Exploring Concepts, Lived Experience and Implications for Practice by Damian Milton et. al


LGBT+ Resources

AutistiQueers (Toronto)

Autistic and Queer: Coming Out on the Spectrum


Support groups and discussion for allies

Autistic Allies, on Facebook

Autism Inclusivity, on Facebook

A4A Parent Group, on Facebook

Stopping autism pseudoscience

The Danger of Snake Oil Treatments for Autism, by Alsa Opar for the Atlantic

On Twitter, for UK news and actions: @AIMautistic
On Twitter, for US news and actions: @fierceautie
On Twitter, for Canadian news and action: @againstcures

Alternatives to ABA

The Foundations for Divergent Minds program

SCERTS: Inclusion program for schools

The Therapist Neurodiversity Collective: OTs, SLPs, PTs



The autiquisitor


Parenting-specific blogs


Podcasts- Neurodiversity, Disability

Noncompliant-a podcast about neurodiversity

CripChat UK