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Autism Resources

Overview

#Autism National Committee

Website:

http://www.autcom.org/

Description of Services Provided:

The Autism National Committee publishes The Communicator, provides referrals, and sponsors an annual conference to promote the latest information on autism.

#Autism Research Institute (ARI)

Website:

www.autism.com

Phone: Toll-Free Support Hotline

English: (866) 366-3361

Spanish: (877) 644-1184 Ext. 5

Description of Services Provided:

  • Biannual conferences for medical practitioners, family members, and individuals on the spectrum. Conferences include information on nutrition, metabolic disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and more in relation to autism.
  • Toll-free support hotline
  • Website includes FAQ section with tips about adulthood with autism, movies featuring Autism Spectrum Disorder, treatment reviews, and more

#Autism Society of America (ASA)

Website:

http://www.autism-society.org/

Phone:

1-301-657-0881
1-800-3AUTISM (1-800-328-8476)

Description of Services Provided:

The ASA provides contact information for an extensive network of autistic-related resources across the country. You can also subscribe to their newsletter, The Advocate.

#Autism Speaks

Website:

http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Phone:

212-252-8584

Email Address:

contactus@autismspeaks.org

Description of Services Provided:

Here you will find information about autism, including legal rights and the latest scientific news. There are also links to resource centers across the country.

#National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)

Website

http://www.naar.org/research/research.htm/

Phone:

1-888-777-NAAR (1-800-777-6227)

Description of Services Provided:

The NAAR brings together parents, doctors, and researchers who are dealing with autism, and the organization funds research striving to find a cure. From this site you can access Exploring Autism, an online magazine written for families dealing with this condition.

#National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Website

http://www.nichd.nih.gov/index.cfm/

Phone:

1-800-370-2943

Description of Services Provided:

Here you can view and order government publications on various aspects of autism. Topics covered include genetics, vaccines, and Rett syndrome.

#Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

Website:

www.tacanow.org

Phone:

(949) 640-4401

Description of Services Provided:

  • Support and resources for following the Gluten-Free Casein-Free diet
  • Guidance for parents of newly diagnosed children or those who suspect their child may be on the spectrum
  • Provides information on support group meetings by region

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