Louisiana Autism Society Affiliates
- Autism Society Acadiana
- Autism Society Bayou
- Autism Society Greater Baton Rouge
- Autism Society Louisiana
- Autism Society Southwest Louisiana
ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC) is a collaborative whose supporters share the goal of accelerating the design and availability of ABLE accounts for the benefit of individuals with disabilities and their families. We bring together the investment, support and resources of the country’s largest and most influential national disability organizations. Information about ABLE Louisiana is available at http://ablenrc.org/state-review/louisiana.
Easterseals Louisiana PEERS Training. PEERS (Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is a parent-assisted evidence based intervention focusing on teens in middle and high school who are having difficulty making or keeping friends. Developing and keeping friendships correlates positively with self-esteem and independence. The intervention includes separate parent and teen sessions which meet at the same time for 90-minutes each week over a 14-week period.
Exceptional Lives Louisiana is a free online resource for individuals with disabilities and their families. The platform consists of personalized, step-by-step guides on how to navigate disability-related processes such as special education, health insurance, and filing for Supplemental Security Income. It also has a comprehensive Resource Directory of disability-related services. You can search by zip code, child’s age, and services needed.