Read what peers of students with an autism spectrum disorder have to say about how their lives have been positively affected by having a friend with ASD.
Information provided by the Indiana Resource Center for Autism on peer support programs.
Information provided by Operation Autism: A Resource Guide for Military Families. Includes 10 steps to starting a peer program in your school.
A module that provides participants with specific steps necessary to develop a peer-to-peer support program for students with ASD.
A slideshow entitled Peer to Peer Learning: Kids Helping Kids with Autism.
Information provided by Pacer Center on Teens Against Bullying.
Official website of Michelle Garcia Winner including information on social thinking.
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Shally, C. Since We’re Friends, (2007), Centerton, Ark: Awaken Specialty Press.
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