Resources & Websites
CRISIS LINE INFORMATION
If you or a family member are in crisis, please contact the crisis line immediately or have a family member take you to an emergency room.
You can also text a crisis line if you have an emergency:
Text the keyword ANSWER to 839863
For more information on the 24 hour texting crisis line, please click here.
Tracking Devices for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
These products are not formally endorsed by the Portland Autism Center. These are simply links to some of the devices that are on the market and can be found through most autism resources. Please feel free to email Dr. Karen McKibbin directly for any comments or other recommendations.
AngelSense - https://www.angelsense.com
Amber Alert GPS - https://amberalertgps.com
Pocket Finder - https://pocketfinder.com
Trax - https://traxfamily.com
SafeTracks GPS TRiLOC - https://www.iloctech.com
DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION SERVICES
Bilingual Psychological Services
Bilingual Psychological Services is located in SE Portland and specializes in the diagnosis on children, adolescents and adults who may be on the Autism Spectrum. Dr. Villegas-Gutiérrez also provides bilingual services. For more information, please contact Dr. Villegas-Gutiérrez:
Mindsights provides a variety of psychological and neuropsychological evaluations and consultation services. They provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for children and college students for autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and other psychological and safety issues.
Western Psychological Services
WPS's program provides diagnostic services, intensive ABA services, and outpatient treatment. For more information on the variety of treatment and diagnostic options they offer, please refer to their website.
The Children's Program
Dr. Casey Wixson, Psy.D.
Treatment of children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum
6443 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Suite 300
Portland, Oregon, 97221
Tigard Therapy Center
Dr. Leslie Carter, Ph.D.
9600 SW Oak Street, Suite 325 Tigard, OR 97223
Synergy Autism Center
7739 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite 220
Portland, Oregon 97219
SOCIAL SKILLS GROUPS
Michael Brookes, Psy.D.
Social groups for High Functioning teenagers and adults on the autism spectrum
516 SE Morrison Street, Suite 1010
Portland, OR 97214
Drama and social groups for children and teens on the autism spectrum
Charla Cunningham, LMFT, RDT, MFA
7824 SE 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202
Providing an Early Learner Program along with after-school programs to support social skills through third grade. For more information, please prefer to their website.
APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA PROVIDERS)
112 SW Penner Street
Portland, OR 97239
Rivers and Roads Residential & Consulting, Inc.
Tamara Lindsay, Executive Director
PO Box 7413, Salem OR 97301
Provide mentors for adults with developmental disabilities. Services offered include personal support for independent living and inclusion in the community. They provide supports for skills training in a variety of areas.
Drew Stinson, BSW
PO Box 709
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
LOCAL WEBSITE RESOURCES FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
Provides a comprehensive listing of all providers and services who specialize in working with individuals on the autism spectrum*.
Estate planning for children on the autism spectrum.
Portland and SW Washington's only magazine for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Autism Parenting Magazine
GENERAL ASD WEBSITES
A resource guide for military families
http://www.tonyattwood.com.au – Tony Attwood’s website
http://www.aspergersyndrome.org – OASIS Asperger’s Resource website
http://www.aspergersnet.org/ – Portland Asperger’s Network
http://www.helpautismnow.com – Help Autism Now Society
http://www.autism-society.org/ – Autism Society of America
http://autismsocietyoregon.org : Autism Society of Oregon
This is a guide to help understand how Social Security Disability works and how to calculate your benefits
Website for families, educators, and professionals who are looking for resources for individuals on the autism spectrum
Positive based resources, supports, and ideas for children on the autism spectrum
Center of Disease Control (CDC)'s links to autism
CONNECTION WITH OTHERS THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
Wrong Planet website for information and discussion forms for individuals with Asperger’s Disorder and their families
Advocacy organization run by individuals with Asperger’s Disorder
A website dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.
PRODUCTS FOR INDIVIDUALS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
A website selling stim toys, chewable jewelry and fidgets.
Medical Alert ID bracelets for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
GPS devices to provide active protection for your child.
Alert Me bands to help your child if they wander off. Customizable and communicate contact information in an emergency situation when your child cannot.
Personalized ear molds to reduce decibel levels and help with sensory sensitivities.
WEBSITES FOR RELATED DIAGNOSES
A website for kids with ADHD where they can receive support and not feel judged.
Please note: these are not personal recommendations by providers at the Portland Autism Center. The Autism Society of Oregon provides a comprehensive list of providers who list themselves as specializing in ASD.