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Below is a list of educational websites that provide information on the issues our students are facing and overcoming each day:

VCU’s Autism Center for Excellence
http://www.vcuautismcenter.org/index.cfm

Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org/

Autism Speaks
http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Autism Speaks: 100 Day Toolkit
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/100-day-kit

Centers for Disease Control: Autism Statistics
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
http://www.peatc.org/

Virginia Association of Community Service Boards
http://www.vacsb.org/

Virginia Department of Health and Behavioral Services
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
http://www.vadrs.org/

Virginia’s Medicaid Waiver Program
http://dmasva.dmas.virginia.gov/Content_pgs/ltc-home.aspx

Commonwealth Autism Service
http://www.autismva.org

Association for Science in Autism Treatment
http://www.asatonline.org/

Autism Internet Modules
http://www.autisminternetmodules.org/

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