• Autism spectrum disorder

    This topic has information for the parent just being introduced to autism spectrum disorder or for the parent wanting more information about autism.


    Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC)

    Alaska AARC

    This program was created to facilitate services that will enable Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to become widely recognized and well supported throughout the state of Alaska. AARC also facilitates systems change that will enable the community of Alaskans affected by ASD, their families, and service providers to become a coherent, collaborative, and self-organized community.


    American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


    This Resource on Autism was made possible by a grant from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Campaign for America's Kids (CFAK).


    Autism Spectrum Disorders


    This website, maintained by the Center for Disease Control, provides information about autism, autism research as well as CDC and state activities.


    Autism Research Institute


    ARI is a non-profit research, resource, and referral organization that conducts and funds research that makes a difference in finding the causes and developing safe, effective treatments for autism.


    Autism Society


    The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism


    National Institute of Mental Health


    Resources on Autism Spectrum Disorders including: the latest news, publication titles, frequently asked questions, locating local services, congressional reports, listserv links, current research, and more.


    The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder


    Since 2007, the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorder (NPDC) has worked to develop free professional resources for teachers, therapists, and technical assistance providers who work with individuals with ASD. Resources include detailed information on how to plan, implement, and monitor specific evidence-based practices.




    The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) center has joined with MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome to create a single 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).


    Stone Soup Group - Parent Navigator Program


    A Parent Navigator is usually the parent of a child with special health care needs who has learned about the developmental disability and health care service delivery system through their own personal experiences.