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Autism-related materials

Download and print resources produced by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. If you need materials in an accessible format, please contact kc@vumc.org or call (615) 322-8240.


For Family/Caregiver/Self-Advocates


Autism Parent Guide [Early Childhood] ⤓
Autism Parent Guide [School-Age] ⤓
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Tips and Resources ⤓
Evidence-Based Practices for Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Tips and Resources ⤓
Faith Community Visual Supports ⤓
From Early Intervention to Preschool: A Toolkit for Parents [Early Childhood] PDF ⤓ | Course
Healthy Bodies Toolkit: A Parent’s Guide on Puberty [Adolescents and Young Adult]
No-Tech and Low-Tech AAC for Children [School-Age] ⤓
Parent's Guide to Psychological Evaluations for ASD ⤓
Planning Life After High School [Adolescents and Young Adult] ⤓
Selecting a Behavioral Services Provider: Tips and Resources ⤓
Sleep Strategies for Teens [Adolescents and Young Adult] ⤓
Strategies to Improve Sleep in Children [School-Age] ⤓
Taking the Work Out of Blood Work
Toilet Training [Early Childhood] ⤓
Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorders ⤓

For Educators

Some materials under "Family/Caregiver/Self-Advocates" category may be applicable for educators as well.



For Health Care Professionals

Some materials under "Family/Caregiver/Self-Advocates" category may be applicable for health care professionals as well.



Resources En Español


Una breve guía para padres acerca del autismo: Información para padres de niños pequeños y preescolares / Autism Parent Guide [Early Childhood] ⤓
Una guía breve para padres sobre los trastornos del espectro autista: Información para los padres de niños en edad escolar / Autism Parent Guide [School-Age] ⤓
Healthy Bodies Toolkit: A Parent’s Guide on Puberty [Adolescents and Young Adult] / Manual de Cuerpos Sanos
AAC de Baja y No Tecnología para Niños en el Espectro Autista (ASD): Guía para Padres / No-Tech and Low-Tech AAC for Children [School-Age] ⤓
Planeando la vida después de la escuela secundaria (la prepa) para estudiantes con espectro autista Una guía para las familias de Tennessee / Planning Life After High School [Adolescents and Young Adult] ⤓
El entrenamiento para ir al baño y los trastornos del espectro autista / Toilet Training [Early Childhood] ⤓
Programa familias primero de TRIAD / TRIAD Families First Program ⤓

Online Learning

TRIAD offers Brief Online Training Sessions (BOTS) to provide information on evidence-based practices for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Check our online learning portal to access these free trainings and resources on topics designed for parents and other caregivers!

  1. Go to triad.vkclearning.org
  2. Create a free account by clicking on “Register.” You will create a username and password. Fill out the form and select “TRIAD” under the doorway. You will receive an email verification. Once you do, click the link to verify your account and log in.
  3. Click on “Caregivers” to access the Caregiver Training Modules or on another category to access other BOTs.
  4. Click “open” for the series you would like to watch.
  5. Click “launch” for the training you want to watch and enjoy!

For other research, clinical or live training resources visit: vkc.vumc.org/vkc/triad/archved-webinars