Organizations/General Autism Information

Access Autism: Indiana Resource Center for Autism (The Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) staff conduct outreach training and consultations, engage in research, and develop and desseminate information focused on building the capacity of local communities, organizations, and families to support children and adults across the autism spectrum in typical work, school, home, and community settings.Site has items of general interest a well as items specific to Indiana)

ACCESS: Autistic Continuum Connections, Education, and Support Site (This site was created by a group of autistic adults who are members of a support group at Vancouver Island Autistic Homes Society. The site contains two areas: Information and Support )

Aspen of America (Asperger's) (We are a national non-profit organization committed to providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on social and communication disorders, with particular focus on Asperger Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorder.)

Autism Independant UK (The Society has changed its name from (SFTAH) Society For The Autistically Handicapped to Autism Independent UK, with working names: SFTAH,  and Electronic Names (www(web)) Autism Online and Autism For All. These have been deposited to the UK's Charity Commission for England and Wales .The Society exists to bring an increased awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment. The main goal is to improve the quality of life for persons with Autism, giving them a chance to take their rightful place within their local community.)

Autism Network International (ANI) (Welcome to the homepage for Autism Network International, an autistic-run self-help and advocacy organization for autistic people.)

Autism/PDD Resources Network (The purpose of this site is to guide you to the key issues associated with spectrum disorders. There is a growing awareness of the nature of autism and the kinds of approaches to diagnosis, treatment and care that are likely to be effective in meeting the needs of autistic individuals and their families.)

Autism Research Institute (ARI)(ARI is primarily devoted to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood. We provide information based on research to parents and professionals throughout the world.)

Autism Society of America(ASA) (The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public awareness, education, and research related to autism.)

Autism Speaks (At Autism Speaks, our goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.We are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals. Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis. It is our firm belief that, working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle. Autism Speaks. It's time to listen. (Cure Autism Now and The National Alliance for Autism Research have merged with Autism Speaks)

Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (ASNL)

Center For The Study Of Autism (The Center for the Study of Autism (CSA) is located in the Salem/Portland, Oregon area. The Center provides information about autism to parents and professionals, and conducts research on the efficacy of various therapeutic interventions. Much of our research is in collaboration with the Autism Research Institute in San Diego, California.)

Cosac (The New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community (COSAC) is a not-for-profit agency which provides information and referral, training, support, education, consultation and advocacy. COSAC is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services and to enhancing the overall awareness of autism in the general public)

Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT)(Great place to start. Order the award-winning video "Doctor, My Child Doesn't Talk" as well as audio tapes of the outstanding FEAT conferences. Site also contains an excellent page of links.FEAT is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing world class Education, Advocacy, and Support for the Northern California Autism Community.)

PEACH (Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism is a parent-run support group advocating early,intensive behavioral intervention for children with special needs) A UK site)

Society For Auditory Integration Training (The Society for Auditory Intervention Techniques (SAIT) is a non-profit organization and is located in Salem, Oregon. SAIT distributes information about auditory integration training (AIT) and other auditory-based interventions to professionals and parents through information packets; The Sound Connection, our quarterly newsletter; and annual conferences.)