Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities

Links - Autism Spectrum Disorders

"The Autism Society, the nation's leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy."

"Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest 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."

Autism Treatment Info is a web site designed and maintained by the parent of a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The site focuses on Applied Behavioral Analysis and dietary restrictions.

Child-Autism-Parent-Cafe is a web site maintained by ASD Concepts, LLC which was founded by a "sibling of a person diagnosed with autism, after identifying a need in minority communities for parent/sibling support, information, resources and practical strategies to help manage day-to-day living with autism, by way of informative web sites and community outreach."

"GRASP's [The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership's] mission is to improve the lives of adults and teens on the autism spectrum through community outreach, peer supports, education and advocacy.

Libraries and Autism: We're Connected is a joint project of the Scotch Plains (New Jersey) Public Library and the Fanwood (New Jersey) Memorial Library.  The web site provides resources for librarians which allow them to welcome individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in to their institutions.

National Institute of Mental Health's Autism Spectrum Disorders page contains information on a wide variety of topics relating to Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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