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AANE-Asperger Autism Network
The Asperger's Association of New England (AANE) provides individuals, families, and professionals with information, education, community, support, and advocacy — all in an inclusive atmosphere of validation and respect.
AAPD-American Association of People with Disabilities
The American Association of People with Disabilities is the nation's largest disability rights organization. We promote equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities.
AGRE-Autism Genetic Resource Exchange
The largest private, open-access repository of clinical and genetic information dedicated to help autism research. Used by researchers around the world, AGRE enables an unlimited number of scientists to join in the search for the factors that influence autism – discoveries that will lead us to more effective treatments, prevention, and possibly a cure for autism.
Autism Now:National Autism Resource and Information Center
The nation's source for resources and information on community-based solutions for individuals with autism, other developmental disabilities, and their families.
Autism Research Institute
Charitable organization that provides research and information about autism.
Autism Society of America
The Autism Society is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support. The Autism Society is committed to meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.
The world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families
CCD-Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
A Coalition of national consumer, advocacy, provider and professional organizations headquartered in Washington, D.C. advocates on behalf of people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities and their families. CCD has worked to achieve federal legislation and regulations that assure that the 54 million children and adults with disabilities are fully integrated into the mainstream of society.
CDC Autism Information Center
Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides essential data on ASD, search for factors that put children at risk for ASD and possible causes, and develop resources that help identify children with ASD as early as possible.
Coalition for SafeMinds-Sensible Action for Ending Mercury-Induced Neurological Disorders
SafeMinds believes that the epidemic of childhood autism and the disabilities that accompany autism will end when our environment, food, and health care products are universally safe and non-toxic.
FEAT-Families for Early Autism Treatment
A non-profit, volunteer-driven organization of parents, family members, and treatment
professionals dedicated to providing best outcome Education, Advocacy and
Support for the Northern California Autism Community.
GTR: Genetic Testing Registry
The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR®) provides a central location for voluntary submission of genetic test information by providers. The scope includes the test's purpose, methodology, validity, evidence of the test's usefulness, and laboratory contacts and credentials. The overarching goal of the GTR is to advance the public health and research into the genetic basis of health and disease.
The Lovaas Institute provides behavioral treatment to children diagnosed with autism or a related disorder utilizing the principles of applied behavior analysis.
National Autism Center
Center for the promotion of evidence-based practice. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by providing reliable information, promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive resources for families, practitioners, and communities.
National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD
NICHD was initially founded to realize a vision: to support the world's best minds in investigating human development throughout the entire life process, focusing on understanding developmental disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), and illuminating important events that occur during pregnancy.
National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke-NINDS
The mission of NINDS is to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.
National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders
A multi-university center to promote the use of evidence-based practice for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.
OAR-Organization for Autism Research
Use applied science to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.
Autism Spectrum Connection
Resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder/ Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS).
TEACCH Autism Program of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine
TEACCH developed the intervention approach called “Structured TEACCHing”, which is based on understanding the learning characteristics of individuals with autism and the use of visual supports to promote meaning and independence. TEACCH services are supported by empirical research, enriched by extensive clinical expertise, and notable for its flexible and individualized support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families.
UC Davis MIND Institute
The UC Davis MIND Institute (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) is a collaborative international research center, committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, care, and cures of neurodevelopmental disorders.
UCP-United Cerebral Palsy
To advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.