Autism Resources in United States

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

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.

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

Barry Prizant

Barry Prizant has more than 30 years experience as a clinical scholar, researcher and program consultant to young children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities and their families. He is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies

The Autism section of the web site continues as a standard of science based information on effective autism treatment; it is widely used by parents, teachers and service providers.

Center for Collaborative Problem Solving

Under the direction of Drs. Ross Greene and Stuart Ablon, the Center provides clinical services, training, and consultation to assist education, mental health, and medical professionals and parents in understanding and implementing the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach.

Division TEACCH

The TEACCH approach includes a focus on the person with autism and the development of a program around this person’s skills, interests, and needs.

Icon Talk

We are a company dedicated to visual teaching strategies and support for persons with autism and other special learning challenges. Our primary goal is to promote independent functioning across developmental areas, including academic, vocational, communication, daily living, and play and leisure.

Interactive Collaborative Autism Network (ICAN)

The site is a collaborative effort among three states: the State Departments of Education of Connecticut (CT) and Minnesota (MN) and the University of Kansas (KU) to use the World Wide Web (WWW) as a means of supporting and facilitating training. Started in Fall 2000, the site was developed to disseminate information about characteristics, assessment, and research-based interventions and services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

M.I.N.D. Institute

UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute offers families new hope in unraveling the mystery that has long surrounded autism and autism spectrum disorders, fragile X syndrome, and other developmental disorders.