The Autism Society’s flagship publication, the Autism Advocate, is published four times each year, reaching approximately 30,000 Autism Society members, supporters and professionals. The quarterly magazine offers a diverse collection of the latest issues in autism (e.g., education, environmental health, therapies/interventions, adult issues, caregiving, etc.), Autism Society news, personal perspectives of families and individuals living with autism, and tips from parents and professionals. You must be an Autism Society member to receive the Autism Advocate. To join, click here.
The following article from the First Edition 2009 Autism Advocate is entitled “The Culture of Autism,” which was completely authored and illustrated by individuals on the autism spectrum to bring to light the diversity and varied accomplishments of people on the spectrum.
Click here to read “The Culture of Autism."
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The Autism Society offers several free publications, including our Living with Autism and Victims of Crime series, which offer practical information on a wide range of topics. These can be downloaded using Adobe Reader.
Living with Autism Series
The Living with Autism publications present user-friendly information within four eye-catching pages. The series was developed to provide easy-to-understand, practical information related to the autism spectrum for a broad audience on a wide range of topics. Emphasis of all pieces in the series is on living successfully with autism, providing useful information, helpful tips and additional resources by those with expertise on the particular topic.
Victims of Crime Series
As part of its Crime Victims with Autism Assistance, Education, and Training Program, a project funded by the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, the Autism Society has created a series of fact sheets and brochures to assist crime victim assistance professionals, families, and individuals with autism. These much-needed materials are the first of a series of publications designed to improve services to crime victims with autism.