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[CDC] Autism Information Center
Information, projects at the Centers for Disease Control and other agencies, state activities, resources, and information for children.
Autism and Aspergers in the Family
Forum for discussions. Topics include benefits, grants and employment.
International association whose main objective is to advance the rights of autistic people and their families and to help them improve their quality of life.
Offers news, videos, message boards, practical information, and support to parents of affected children. Based in the United States.
The Autism Program of Illinois
A systems development initiative designed by the Illinois General Assembly to create and enhance community networks that promote best practice in the diagnosis, treatment and education of children with autism spectrum disorders, or ASD.
Autism Research Institute
Conducts research, and disseminates the results of research, on the causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood.
Links, frequently asked questions, advice from parents, book lists, and articles.
Provides articles, news, forums, and conference details.
Autism Women and Nonbinary Network
Provides community, support and resources for Autistic women, girls, nonbinary people, and all others of marginalized genders.
The Autistic Spectrum
Information about Autism and learn from one parent's personal experiences.
Avoiding Unfortunate Situations
Information for people with autism and their families on dealing with law enforcement personnel. Includes a handout for police and links to other materials.
Childbrain.com - PDD
Pervasive developmental disorder guide written by Dr. Rami Grossmann.
eMedicine Health - Autism
Overview of autism and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Global Autism Project
Works to address the needs of children with autism in developing countries by setting up partnerships that utilize available local resources, and to educate parents in ways to work with and train their children.
Information Headquarters: Autism
Facts and information on Autism.
The New York Times Health News: Autism
News, information, and research on Autism.
NINDS Autism Information Page
Brief description with some resources and links, compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Professional Development Certificate in Autism
Six-course certificate program in Autism offered by Pennsylvania State University. Description of program and courses, registration and contact information.
Serendip Studio: Autism in Children
Essay by Jabeen Obaray of Bryn Mawr College provides an overview of spectrum related disorders, including co-morbid conditions.
UNC-CH - Division TEACCH
Delivers services to people with autism and their families throughout North Carolina, trains professionals and parents about autism and autistics, and publishes research findings from their efforts.
University of Wisconsin Press Release: Data provides misleading picture of autism
National special education statistics suggest the country is experiencing an epidemic of autism, but inconsistencies in how the condition is diagnosed throughout the nation's schools, and the fact that the increasing trend for autism coincides with a corresponding slump in the reporting of mental retardation and learning disabilities, challenges the use of special education data to portray such a national epidemic. (April 03, 2006)
NPR : Study Seeks Accurate Count of Child Autism
In recent years, cases of autism have increased sharply among U.S. children. Experts are unsure whether autism has become more common or just more likely to be recognized. In West Virginia, a federally funded project seeks to get the first accurate count of children with autism. Hear NPR's Jon Hamilton. [8:35 Realaudio broadcast] (January 26, 2004)
NPR : Science Friday : Science of Autism
Host Paul Raeburn and guests look at the science of autism. Guests: Susan Folstein, Director, Autism Genetics Research Cooperative, Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine-New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass.; Andy Shih, Director, Research and Programs, National Alliance for Autism Research, Princeton, NJ; Neal Halsey, Director, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD. [46:53 Realaudio broadcast] (January 24, 2003)
NPR : Study: Autism More Prevalent than Thought
A new study suggests autism is more common among U.S. children than previously thought. A Centers for Disease Control study finds the rate may be 10 times the rate reported in earlier studies. NPR's Michele Norris talks with the report's lead author, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsop. [3:49 Realaudio broadcast] (January 01, 2003)
NPR : Evidence Suggests Autism Begins in Genes
Researchers studying autism say strong scientific evidence suggests the developmental disability begins in the genes. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports. [4:59 Realaudio broadcast] (November 25, 2002)
NPR : Autism
Two new studies on the genetics of autism find that one or more genes may be responsible for the disorder. NPR's Michelle Trudeau reports. [3:26 streaming audio broadcast.] (November 30, 2000)
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