Resources for people with autism in Russia
A book about autism “Thinking in Pictures” has been published in Russian
The book also includes a list of charities and resources for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their loved-ones.
“Thinking in Pictures: And Other Stories of My Life with Autism” is an autobiographical book by the American author Temple Grandin. She was born with ASD and was the first person to speak publicly about her experiences of living with a visual skills disability and difficulties in developing verbal ones.
“Thinking in Pictures” was first published in 1995. For the book’s new edition, Grandin has added a foreword that focuses on recent advances in autism research, including new diagnostic tests and advice for parents and children with ASD.
The book also contains the familiar Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers – Revised (M-CHAT-R) questionnaire, which helps determine a child’s risk of autism at 16-30 months old, as well as a list of charities for people with ASD and their loved-ones:
- The “Naked Heart” Foundation
- The “Anton’s right here” charity
- The Association of “Autism-Regions” Organisations
- The Autism Federal Resource Centre
- The Autistic City Project
- The “Solution” Centre