New parents with ASD may have a tough time navigating the autism community.
But there are some resources you can turn to to help navigate that world.
The best advice we can offer you is to work hard and stay positive and positive, says Dr. Jennifer Liao, a professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Illinois.
Liao says a good starting point for any new parent with ASD is to take some time to talk to family members, peers, and friends.
She recommends looking for a mentor, a teacher, or a teacher-student relationship, Liao said.
She says this could be a great way to get to know other parents and help you get to understand what they are going through.
You should also talk to your doctor, who is also your primary care provider.
You might want to discuss how to find a therapist, Licht says.
“I have been working with my doctor to make sure that I have a mentor and that I get the support that I need,” Licht said.
“If I am doing this in the community, I would like to find someone that can take my case and get me to the right place.”
You can also look for support groups in your area.
The Autism Speaks Support Network has a lot of resources and a website.
“We offer a very active community,” Liao explained.
“I have also had some wonderful conversations with people that are autistic.”
The Autism Support Network is located at 9100 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60647.
Liao also has a support group for parents with ADHD.
She has been helping with autism for many years, and has been involved in many support groups.
Licht said there are many resources out there for parents who have ASD.
There is a website, The Autism Parent Support Network, which has support groups for parents of autistic children.
The autism support group is open to parents of all ages, but some groups are geared toward older parents.
There are also groups for families with autistic children at the National Autism Association and the National Association of Children and Adults with Autism.
There is also a National Autism Speakers Network, Linson said.
They have a parent support group, as well as other resources.
For families with autism, Littes advice is to support the parents in their care and make sure they feel loved.
“A good parent with autism is not someone who is in control,” Litt said.
You should be supportive, and you should always be there to help and listen.
“There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to autism, but it is helpful for parents to know that there is a support network that can help them,” she said.