Autism Organizations In The United States

Our Autism Organizations page is a listing of national autism organizations, and local parent groups, which includes Asperger Syndrome resources.

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A-CHAMP (Advocates for Children's Health Affected by Mercury Poisoning) is a national, non-partisan parent-led organization in support of children with neurodevelopmental and communication disorders, dedicated to advancing public policy issues affecting our children, protecting their human and civil rights, educating the public and media, sharing our goals with state and federal officials, and holding accountable those in government who do not act in the best interest of our children.

AGRE The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange is the first autism gene bank of more than one person in a family affected by autism to be established for autism reesarch. offers a free service for persons on the autism spectrum to help increase employment, and for those seeking work partners and work experience within your own community.

Autism National Committee Autcom encourages its members and partners toward self-direction and self-empowerment, welcoming the participation of family members, people with autism/PDD and other friends who wish to fulfill, not debate, the right to self-determination by hearing and heeding the voices of people with autism, providing information, support, networking, advocacy, a strong voice in federal legislation and policy, a newsletter, conferences and trainings, and a reappraisal of research and treatment issues in light of what people with autism themselves find meaningful and respectful.

Autism Network International ANI is the first autistic-run self-help advocacy organization, publishing a newsletter, arranges pen pals and other activities. ANI runs a private online membership mailing list, ANI-L. Family members are welcome to participate, as long as the ANI-L list policies are followed. To join ANI-L send an e-mail with the message: subscribe ANI-L

Autism Network Resources for Physicians is an autism resource site listing links to autism research and related sites of interest to physicians to assist the medical community in their efforts to understand autism and study treatment options.

Autism Research Institute ARI offers complete information, autism resources, Defeat Autism Now! or DAN! protocol, treatment options, news, and publishes the quarterly newsletter, Autism Research Review International. ARI also offers a toll-free resource line at: (866) 366-3361 with information, contacts, and access to resources available through the Autism Research Institute.

Autism Society of America ASA is dedicated to autism advocacy and awareness, support (for persons with autism, their families, and professionals that work with them), and provides information about autism to the public.

Autism Society of Indiana ASI is a state chapter of the Autism Society of America (ASA). ASI is actively looking for participants from Indiana's African American community.

Autism Solution Center, Inc. (ASC) is a non-profit organization developed to address an unmet, ongoing need for autism therapy, support services, research and other assistance. There is currently no facility in existence that addresses all of the autism-related issues proposed by the Autism Solution Center, Inc., under one roof and at no cost.

Autism Speaks obtains funding for biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society. Cure Autism Now (CAN) recently joined with Autism Speaks to become Autism Speaks, Inc.

Autism Tissue Program The focus of brain research is the child or adult with an autism spectrum disoprder. If parents, or grandparents, wish to donate we require participation by the whole family. In these cases, donations from relatives of a person with autism are archived for future research.


Center for Autism and Related DisordersCARD offers free services to children and adults in the state of Florida with autism spectrum disorders, providing individualized, direct assistance to these individuals and their families. Services include technical assistance, consultation, training programs and public education activities.


Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center offers complete evaluation and treatment of children with special needs. The Center, developed as a partnership between the Dan Marino Foundation and Miami Children's Hospital, provides neurological and developmental services to children throughout South Florida, South America and Europe.


Families for Early Autism Treatment FEAT is a non-profit organization of parents, educators, and professionals providing autism resources, education, advocacy and support for the Northern California Autism Community. FEAT has many organizations across the nation. There may be one near you.

Feingold Association of the U.S. and the Autism, Intolerance & Allergy Network is dedicated to helping children and adults apply proven dietary techniques for better behavior, learning and health.

First Signs, Inc. provides vital information on a wide-range of issues: from healthy development to concerns about a child, from the screening and referral process to treatment, and from current research and guidelines to links to other resources, both online and in print.

Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism aids financially disadvantaged families who need assistance in caring for their children with autism; funds education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism; and serves as a clearinghouse and communications center for new programs and services developed for individuals with autism.

The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation partnered with WebED offering free online autism courses for parents to get the latest information on autism from top experts in the field.


Generation Rescue is a parent-led organization which believes childhood neurological disorders such as autism, Asperger's, ADHD/ADD, speech delay, sensory integration disorder, and many other developmental delays are all misdiagnoses for mercury poisoning. Also offers information on treatment options.


Healing Thresholds Autism Therapy is a free website and newsletter providing comprehensive therapy fact sheets, daily updates of autism therapy, research and a global directory of autism-related therapists and services.


Knoweldge for People is a non-profit organization which travels to different communities around the world with a team of volunteers, trained educators and medical professionals to teach people about autism and how to manage it. To increase awareness of autism and teach appropriate interventions for the disorder, helping families affected by autism cope with everyday struggles. Knowledge for People helps provide parents, teachers, and other community members with the education they need to help those with autism to thrive and gain acceptance in their communities.


MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and advice to families of More Advanced Individuals with Autism, Asperger syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD).

The Maternal and Child Health Library has released a new knowledge path about identifying autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and interventions. This e-resource guide includes information and links to sites, e-print publications and databases containing resources about biomedical research into the causes of ASD; resources that address communication, education and vocational challenges in ASD, and ASD's impact on family life.


National Alliance for Autism Research NAAR provides funding for autism research and provides information on research and science-based approaches.

National Autism Association NAA believes and raises public and professional awareness of environmental toxins as causative factors in neurological damage that often results in an autism or related diagnosis, and provides funding for appropriate research to find a cure for the neurological damage from which so many affected by autism suffer.

National Autistic Society exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs. The website includes information about autism and Asperger syndrome, the NAS and its services and activities.


Organization for Autism Research OAR, founded by parents, uses applied science to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily. No other autism organization has this singular focus. OAR publishes a monthly newsletter, The OARacle. OAR also publishes Life Journey Through Autism: A Parent's Guide to Autism Research, Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator's Guide and Life Journey Through Autism: an educator's guide to asperger syndrome, available free of charge to individuals and families.


US Autism & Asperger AssociationUSAAA is a leading nonprofit organization for education, support, and solutions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders to achieve their fullest potential.

Asperger Syndrome Resources

Aperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States offers information, autism resources and support for persons with high-functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Families of Adults Afflicted with Asperger's Syndrome FAAAS, Inc. offers autism resources links and support to adults with Asperger's Syndrome and their families, raising awareness of this neurological disorder and its effect on the "whole" family to the medical communities who are directly or indirectly involved.

GRASP or Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, Inc. is an educational and advocacy organization for individuals with autism spectrum disorders offering information and autism resources.

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support The OASIS site offers information, autism resources and supports to individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families.


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