Additional Resources

Parent Resource Center

The goal of the Parent Resource Center is to provide an extensive array of information on autism, including periodicals, lectures by international experts archived on DVD, a connection to additional resource organizations, a library of therapeutic and educational books and materials with associated information on treatment goals and implementation strategies to improve the functioning of children with autism and related disorders. The Parent Resource Center is a collaborative effort among staff, representing the diverse population of specialists within the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and parent volunteers.

The Parent Resource Center is located in Room 198 of the Creamer Building at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Greenspring Campus. The address is 3901 Greenspring Avenue. Hours of operation are as follows:

Tuesday
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Monday, Thursday and Friday
By appointment only


Helpful Guides

Free Guide Available for Download at www.healthysmilesforautism.orgThe staff at CARD worked with the staff from the National Museum of Dentistry to develop a guide to help parents of children with autism spectrum disorder succeed in teaching good oral healthcare. "Healthy Smiles for Autism" is a free guide that helps parents teach children with autism spectrum disorder how to brush and floss with the help of step-by-step instruction, social stories, and visual sequencing cards that can be used wherever brushing happens. The guide also provides information to help parents prepare their children for a first dental visit. This guide is free and downloadable at www.healthysmilesforautism.org.


Online Resources

The staff of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute has compiled a list of additional autism-related resources. CARD is providing these links to additional resources as a service to our users. These links are intended to be for informational use only.


Educational Factsheets

Click on the links below to download a variety of helpful factsheets and resources created by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD).

Related Materials and Information