Connect with other parents and caregivers by joining autism support groups. Here's a list of some where you can start.
Here are ways to connect with other parents in face-to-face autism support groups, or in online groups like Facebook.
Look up parent support groups in our Resource Directory
Put in your zip code and choose Autism Spectrum Disorder as the primary diagnosis.
Then choose Parent & Caregiver Support.
Find the one that fits your needs: information, stories and tips from other parents, and even humor!
Blogs are also a good way to get tips and advice from other parents. Here's one to start with, and you can search for others:
A short piece by a parent about starting this journey.