Resources from CReW

Finding your way with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s syndrome

It's Not Always That Simple

CReW has examined some of the more complex questions and issues faced when designing your best possible life . Drawing upon years of experience in decision support, hundreds of hours of research, and the best evidence-based strategies and resources across the autism community, the CReW blog is designed to provide you with analysis and decision support to help you implement  the changes you choose.  Check back frequently, as new articles are added to the blog weekly!

Decision making with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome

Decision Making Frameworks & Practice

 “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears."

-  Nelson Mandela


Finding information about what to do is easy.  Doing it is harder.  CReW classes are designed to provide not just information, but  quality decision making frameworks and all-important PRACTICE so that you can implement positive and lasting change.  

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Help Sorting It Out

Decisions around next steps can be overwhelming.  A few sessions of CReW Coaching can help you sort through the options and build the action plan that best serves your goals!

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TED Talks on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome

TED Talks on Autism

Autism Research Institute

TED Talks on Autism

 Some of the most innovative ideas are highlighted at the TED conferences.  Check out what they've been saying about autism. 

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome

Spectrum

Autism Research Institute

TED Talks on Autism

 Comprehensive news and analysis of advances in autism research.   Spectrum editors sift through the steady stream of autism papers and highlight the most noteworthy. Deeply reported news articles explain the context and impact of each finding. They also turn to experts in the field for their opinions on trends or controversies in autism research. 

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome Research

Autism Research Institute

Autism Research Institute

Autism Research Institute

 ARI conducts, sponsors and supports research on the underlying causes of and treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder.  

Additional Resources

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DSM-5

 

What are the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for autism?

In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association released the fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).   The DSM-5 is now the standard reference that healthcare providers use to diagnose mental and behavioral conditions, including autism.   You can read the full-text of the new diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder and the related diagnosis of social communication disorder on the Autism Speaks website.

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