In addition to the written word of books, blogs, and other websites there are many audio/visual resources available. These include podcasts, archives of radio/television productions, and other original material. Though they demand a bit more time and attention than straight text, the information and insight you can get from this is well worth the extra effort.
- Autism Podcast – This website is dedicated to providing information about working with children on the autism spectrum. We provide interviews and other resources.
- Autism Tales – A free podcast of funny, strange and heartwarming stories about individuals with special needs from around the world, presented by The Drive for Rebecca. Please send your stories to: stories@DriveForRebecca.org
- Diane Rehm Show (3 Apr) (NPR) – Autism affects one in every 166 children living in the United States. Diane and her guests ( discuss what is known about the disorder, possible treatments, and a new national database to help aid in education and understanding of autism.
- Autism is a World (CNN) – Nominated for an Academy Award, "Autism Is A World" is a rare look at autism through the words of a young woman who lives with it.
- Autism: The Hidden Epidemic? (Apr 2005) (NBC) – The number of U.S. children diagnosed with autism has skyrocketed in the past decade, causing widespread concern and confusion. As families struggle to cope with the disorder, MSNBC and NBC News look at the issues surrounding autism, the theories behind its dramatic increase and the latest on treatments.
- Getting the Truth Out – Exposing the harsh realities of living with autism. A series of pages with black-and-white photos and accompanying text.