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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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Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT)
This national not-for-profit organization was formed by a group of parents and professionals concerned about the care and treatment of individuals with autism. ASAT is dedicated to disseminating accurate, scientifically valid information about autism and its treatment options.

Autism National Committee
Works to protect and advance the human rights and civil rights of all persons with autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and related differences of communication and behavior .

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 Research Institute (ARI)
ARI was founded in 1967 to conduct and foster scientific research designed to improve the methods of diagnosing, treating, and preventing autism. ARI also disseminates research findings to parents and others worldwide.
The site is available in many languages.

Autism Society of America (ASA)
Autism Society, the nations leading grassroots autism organization improves the lives of all affected by autism through education, advocacy, services, research and support.

The Autism Society's On-line Resource Database

Nationwide network of affiliates and other autism organizations and professionals throughout the U.S.

Autism Speaks, Inc.
Dedicated to finding the causes, prevention, effective treatment and, ultimately, a cure for autism spectrum disorders, this organization provides research grants and fellowships and sponsors scientific conferences.

Birth Defect Research for Children, Inc
Offers parents and expectant parents information about specific birth defects, their causes and treatments, support group referrals, and parent matching services. It provides information about environmental exposures that may be associated with birth defects and sponsors the National Birth Defect Registry.

National Autism Association
The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.
Provides addresses and upcoming events of local chapters.