Family and Community Outreach Center Resource Gallery
Guides, Tools, & Supports
These resources provide families information they need on a variety of topics. From what to do if you suspect your child has autism to where to get supports or services, the information you need can be found here.
ASD: A Basic Introduction for Families
Start here if you or someone you know has just gotten a diagnosis of autism, this guide will provide some basic information, tips, and possible next steps.
Ohio's Parent Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder
Explore an overview of the world of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) developed by Ohio parents. Discover a broad range of resources, supports, interventions and services.
What to Do When Your Child Exhibits Dangerous Behavior
Get the support you need when your child exhibits dangerous behavior.
Sort of a cross between an online calendar of events and directory of service providers, Nexus is a single tool to help you search for nearby resources and happenings in your area.
Ohio's System of Support for People with Disabilities and Their Families
Connect to State agencies that may help you or your family member.
Top 10 List for Families
The top 10 most popular books requested by families in the free Lending Library.
OCALI’s video resources provide families the opportunity to learn strategies and get ideas straight from other families.
Social Competence Strategies for Families Video Series
Learn strategies to teach social skills to your family member with ASD. Help them develop social competence through this four-part video series.
Introducing Your Child to Others
Listen as two parents share their strategies for helping others understand their child's unique characteristics.
Advice from Parents - Challenges Can Be Overcome
Hear families share daily challenges faced by their family member with autism and words of wisdom to help overcome the hurdles.