Medications Autism Speaks The Medication Decision Aid developed for Autism Speaks by The University of Rochester and Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics in collaboration with Oregon Health and Science University and Texas Children’s Hospital to assist families in the medication decision process. Autism and Medication: Safe and Careful use toolkit. This free publication provides strategies and resources for parents of children with autism who use medicines to help treat their child’s challenging behavior or manage emotional issues. The tool kit author is Lynn Cole, NDBP's Director of Clinical Services. Lynn recently wrote a blog on the development of the toolkit being inspired by the needs and desires of families. Pill Swallowing Pill Swallowing is an educational website designed to help individuals learn how to swallow pills. Disability News Disabilitynews.ny.gov has a quick read guide on how to take and manage your medications.