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The primary NIH organization for research on Autism is the National Institute of Mental Health
 
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Nemours Foundation Includes more than 5,000 doctor-reviewed, up-to-date, and easy-to-read articles, interactive features, games, and video.
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HELP HOTLINE
American Autism Association
Families from all over the world are welcome to contact via phone, email, or through the form to inquire about resources and information on autism. 877-654-GIVE or info@myautism.org

Autism One
Autism One is a parent driven nonprofit, charity organization started by a small group of parents of children with autism. The Autism One Conference, Autism One Radio, Autism One Outreach and Autism in Action initiatives educate more than 100,000 families every year about prevention, recovery, safety, and change.

  • Autism One Radio
    A worldwide, web-based radio station with shows dealing with the care, treatment, and recovery of children with autism. Provides links to archived broadcasts.


Autism NOW: The National Autism Information and Resource Center
The Arc of the United States
The Web site provides resources and information on community-based solutions for individuals with autism, other developmental disabilities, and their families.


Autism Research Centre
Department of Developmental Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
The mission of the ARC is to understand the biomedical causes of autism spectrum conditions, and develop new and validated methods for assessment and intervention.


Autism Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
This Web site provides a very comprehesive listing of resources by topic within the state of Illinois.


Autism Resource Guide
Autism Speaks.org
It is a nationwide database with over 16,000 autism resources that provide individuals with autism and their families with local autism services. You may limit your search by state, topic, and zip code in the state you picked.


The Autism Source
Autism Society
The Autism Source is an on-line database of its kind. You may search nationwide autism-related services and supports by location or service type.


Autism Society: Affiliate Network
Autism Society chapters are grest source of information and support and are in nearly every state. Most chapters are volunteer-led by parents, care providers and other professionals.


Community Connections
Autism Speaks
Community Connections, published monthly by the Autism Speaks Family Services team, aims to increase opportunities and awareness for people with autism.


Explaining Autism to a Child Who’s Affected by Autism
MyChildWithoutLimits.org


One-Stop Resource Guide: Video
United Cerebral Palsy
There are a myriad of disability, health and human service programs in every state and community. This Web site helps find answers to the most frequently asked questions including services in your community.


Empowering Children to Cope with Teasing
teasing can happen to anyone, but some research indicates that children with disabilities are at a greater risk because teasing is usually about a visible difference.