Amy Nelson

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

New website has its own autism encyclopedia

The new website has an amazing resource for information - an autism wiki

For those of you who dont know what a wiki is, its an online encyclopedia. The one on the new autism site called is a brand new initiative. It is all about autism and asperger's syndrome and is written by people who have autism themselves, it gives a real-life perspective to the facts of autistic spectrum disorders.

The site itself will offer support to parents of children with autism and aspergers, and also has a chatroom to discuss any issues that are related. There has been a large increase in the amount of diagnoses of autism within recent years, prompting concern by parents, and a real need for up-to-date information on education, medication issues, and therapies.

At parents can communicate and ask questions on the forum, or receive advice directly in the onsite chatroom.


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