Site Tips

Helpful tips will appear in a box like this to help you find your way around and get the most out of the community.

Search service is not available. Please notify an administrator.

National Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder


The Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a place to share ideas, discuss issues and generate solutions for those who work with, advocate for and support individuals with ASD and their families.

Here are some ways you can participate in this community:

  • Offer your knowledge and resources to help this community grow.

  • Add your resources in the identified folders in the View files by folder section.

  • Join in the discussions under View Discussions.

Through this joint effort we can share resources and best practice to enrich the work and lives of all those involved.

Recent Announcements

View All

Showing the 3 most recent announcements

Announcing: A new site
Posted on Monday 25th July 2011, 6:36am by Jill Hudson
Announcing: At new site will be launched between August 19 - 23, 2011.

The SharedWork site has been reconfigured to be a more user-friendly. Based on your feedback we added more functions (e.g. WIKI, blogs, video capability) and improved the existing one (e.g., easier way to post documents, navigate the website, link pages, etc.). We hope that the new site will simplify your efforts to build a community of practice. We think that you will love this new technology, but no technology can substitute for the relationships and shared learning  that is the essence of your community.  We need your help to make the technical changes and we need
your active involvement build the habit of sharing and learning that this
technology is meant to support.

The new sharedwork site will be available late August 2011 at . You will be able to access the new sharedwork site with your current username and password.
White House Disability Group Phone Call
Posted on Thursday 23rd June 2011, 2:26pm by Jill Hudson
The White House hosts monthly phone calls to keep the public informed on various disability issues and to introduce those in the administration who work on these issues.

The next phone call will be Monday, June 27, 2011 at 10:30 am EST.

It will feature Dr. Jill Biden (currently leading the Presidential delegation to the Special Olympics in Athens, Greece), Lynnae Rutledge (Commissioner of the Rehabilitative Services Administration) and Sharon Lewis (Commissioner of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities).

The phone number is: 800.230.1951
The passcode is: White House Disability Call

The call is off the record and not for press purposes.
DSM-V Released for Public Comment
Posted on Monday 9th May 2011, 10:47am by Jill Hudson
The DSM-V has been released for public comment. A link to the section on Autism Spectrum Disorders is below.

The commenting period will end on June 15, 2011.

Recent Discussions

View All

Thursday January 20th, 2011 1:04pm

Happy New Year!

Thursday September 9th, 2010 4:05pm

I'm new to shared work