Autism Resources in United States

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

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.

Brain Advance

Advanced sensory learning program that stimulates, builds and nourishes the brain.  Effects lasting learning and brain functioning by retraining neurological pathways through light, sound, motion, olfactory, touch, electromagnetic & magnetic fields, and nutrition. Powerful program that gets lasting results.

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.

Education-A-Must

A non-profit corporation providing advocate services for the child or youth with physical, emotional, behavioral, or learning disabilities. Our goal is to assist parents and caregivers in finding help for the child with special needs. EAM works with local, state and federal agencies to secure the necessary services and education for all who qualify.

FAAAS Inc. (Families of Adults Afflicted with Asperger Syndrome)

Offers support to the family members of adult individuals afflicted with Asperger’s Syndrome. Their goal is to educate the public to the existence of Asperger’s Syndrome in the ADULT population and to bring awareness of this neurological disorder and its ramifications on the “whole” family to the medical communities who are directly or indirectly involved.

First Signs

Our organization aims to educate parents, healthcare providers, early childhood educators, and other professionals in order to ensure the best developmental outcome for every child. Our goals are to improve screening and referral practices and to lower the age at which young children are identified with autism and other developmental disorders.

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.

Incredible 5 Point Scale

Developed to share information about the use of Cognitive Behavioral approaches and stress reduction in educational programming for students with autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Institute for Applied Behavioral Analysis

Co-founded in 1981 by Dr. Gary W. LaVigna and Dr. Thomas J. Willis, The Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis (IABA) provides behavior management services, supported employment, supported living and supported educational services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Southern California.

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).

Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)

A Federal advisory committee that coordinates all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through its inclusion of both Federal and public members, the IACC helps to ensure that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are represented and discussed in a public forum.

Jenny’s SPD Connection

SPD Connection is devoted to helping kids with special needs by providing information and services to Educators, Healthcare Professionals and Parents working with children with disabilities.