Want to learn more about autism?
If you are looking for additional information about autism spectrum disorders,
the following organizations will be able to provide you further details.
Autism Speaks has grown into one of the world's leading autism science and advocacy organizations, 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.
The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. This is accomplished 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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is committed to continuing to provide essential data on ASDs, search for risk factors and causes, and develop resources that help identify children with ASDs as early as possible.