9th Planet --                                       

Videos model social skills for reluctant teen and young adult learners on the autism spectrum.  The videos are produced by an aspie film student and a team of behavioral, educational and entertainment industry professionals.  You can learn more about the videos, featuring Tad Shy and his ever-wise spaceship computer (BOB) at the company website at  You can also find the company on Facebook and on Twitter @9thplanetvideos.

Autism Games --

This website is filled with games and activities that parents can play with young children who have autism.  Created by Speech-Language Pathologist, Tahirih Bushey, the video clips, parent tips, and stories will promote social interaction, play, and communication development. --

The on-line home of the Autism Resource Network, a one-of-a-kind Book Store that is packed with merchandise and information for individuals with ASD and those who love, care for, and educate them.  A Minnesota nonprofit corporation.

Plan for Learning --

Plan for Learning addresses neurodevelopmental issues of learning and behavior from the bottom up.  By creating an individual program to gently address an overwhelmed sensory-motor-reflex system, the brain and body improve efficiency making learning and life skills easier.

The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) --

Established in 1971, AuSM exists to enhance the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. AuSM seeks to realize its mission through collaboration, advocacy, education, support for individuals and their families within our community.

We are the only autism-specific service organization that provides information, education and support to local families living with autism and the professionals who serve them. Autism… it’s all we do.

Visit for information on membership and accessing all the services we provide. 

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