GREENWOOD GENETIC CENTER
The Greenwood Genetic Center is a nonprofit institute, organized to provide clinical genetic services and laboratory testing, to develop educational programs and materials, and to conduct research in the field of medical genetics. Visit the Greenwood Genetic Center website.
- Born on a Blue Day: inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant by Daniel Tammet Tammet has Aspergers Syndrome, a highly functioning form of Autism. He wasn’t diagnosed until his late teens/early twenties. He gives a rare glimpse into the mind of someone whose brain works a bit different from that of the general population. His descriptions and explanations of how he sees and interprets the world around him are an amazing eye-opener for both parents and educators. This book can be found in many public libraries and book stores.
- Disability is Natural by Kathie Snow Makes you start thinking about your disabled child’s future and gives words to use when advocating on his/her behalf. Learn much more at www.disabilityisnatural.com
- Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notboham
SC ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
The South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) is a federally funded program concerned with getting technology into the hands of people with disabilities so that they might live, work, learn and be a more independent part of the community. Visit the SC Assistive Technology website.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY DSN
The Spartanburg County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs assists parents and caregivers in their search for local programs, support groups, organizations, community services, and professionals that serve our special needs community. Visit this link for the SCDSN website.