Autism Resources in United States

Links to resources and organizations that help support individuals in the United States, with Autism, ASD, and related disorders.

AccessWorks

Document Accessibility and User Experience Testing initiative that employs people with disabilities. If you want your PDF and MS Office documents repaired so that they’re accessible, or if you want real-world user feedback about the usability of your site, our highly trained AccessWorks team can help, just ask.

Am Vans (Adaptive Mobility Systems)

Handicap Vans, Wheelchair Vans, Accessible Vans with Wheelchair Lifts and Ramp Van Conversions for Sale. Every New or Used Handicapped Vehicle is Equipped with a New Wheelchair Accessible Handicap Conversion.

American Hyperlexia Association

A non-profit organization comprised of parents and relatives of children with hyperlexia, speech and language professionals, education professionals, and other concerned individuals with the common goal of identifying hyperlexia, promoting and facilitating effective teaching techniques both at home and at school, and educating the general public as to the existence of the syndrome called hyperlexia.

Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association of NY

A not-for-profit organization established in 1988, provides resources, support and information for families, individuals and professionals affected by Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders and related conditions.

Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT)

ASAT is committed to science as the most objective, time-tested and reliable approach to discerning between safe, effective autism treatments, and those that are harmful or ineffective. ASAT supports all scientifically sound research on the prevention, treatment and cure of autism, as well as all treatments for autism that are shown to be effective through solid scientific research, regardless of discipline or domain.

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

Through its members, AUCD is a resource for local, state, national, and international agencies, organizations, and policy makers concerned about people living with developmental and other disabilities and their families

Autism Asperger’s Digest Magazine

USA’s only magazine for the autism community devoted entirely to practical, actionable, useful information on all things spectrum related. 6 issues/year. Take advantage of their new Trial Subscription offer and see for yourself why parents and professionals around the country say, “I can’t imagine my life without this magazine.” A Future Horizons publication.

Autism Friendly

Website of author Alex Durig. In any formal social organization, what is good for people with autism, is actually functional for the entire organization; therefore, every social organization becomes stronger when it becomes Autism-Friendly.

Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

The goal of AGRE is to facilitate more rapid progress in the identification of the genetic underpinnings of autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders by promoting sharing and collaboration. This substantial collection of over 500 multiplex and simplex families has clearly moved the field in that direction.

Autism Institute

Integrated Play Groups are designed to support children of diverse ages and abilities on the autism spectrum in natural play experiences with typical peers and siblings within school, home, therapy and community settings. Based on award-winning research, this model has been found to be effective in enhancing reciprocal social interaction, communication, play and imagination in children with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, Asperger’s and related social-communicative needs.

Autism Society of America

Providing information and education to help in decision-making for people who live and work with individuals with ASD.

Autism Treatment Center of America

Our team of committed teachers combines over 100 years of “real life” experience working with children using The Son-Rise Program®. Over the last 25 years we have worked with more than 22,000 parents and professionals from around the world teaching them a system of treatment and education