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)

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.



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



NECTAC - Autism Spectrum Disorders

This Web section of the National Early Childhood TA Center is devoted to the collection of articles and information on autism issues as they affect children ages 0-5.



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 PDA Center

The Professional Development in Autism Center (PDA) provides training and support for school districts, families and communities to ensure that students with ASD have access to high quality, evidence-based educational services in his or her local school district and is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs.

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