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Autism Research Institute The Autism Research Institute (ARI), a non-profit organization, was established in 1967. For more than 40 years, ARI has devoted its work to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the triggers of autism and on methods of diagnosing and treating autism. ARI provides research-based information to parents and professionals around the world. Featured pages include: Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist, Parent Treatment Ratings, 'About Autism' Slide Presentation, Scientific Foundations, and Understanding and Treating Self-Injurious Behavior. Website
Autism Resource Directory This resource guide is for families and caregivers of young children with autism spectrum disorders. Whether your child is just beginning the assessment process or already receives services, you undoubtedly will have questions. You will get a lot of information from many sources--perhaps too much information! It is time consuming and can be confusing to sort through and decide what is best for your family. We hope that this guide can be a valuable tool in your family's journey. We also hope that having this information all in one source will provide you with more time for the important things in life--you and your family. Document
Autism Resource on Teaching Methods This pdf provides extensive information about autism intervention strategies Document
Autism Society of America The Autism Society of America is devoted to working with individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research. A mailing list, introductory info, legislative news, relevant event calendar and membership information are available on the site. Website
Autism Society of Minnesota The Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM) provides valuable information for families and professionals regarding autism through advocacy, education, and public awareness in Minnesota. AUSM also provides workshop opportunities, support groups, and details about camp programs. Website
Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions--across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan--for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Website
Autism Spectrum Disorder Definitions, characteristics and strategies to include young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tipsheet
Autism Spectrum Disorders-Canadian American Research Consortium The mission of ASD-CARC is to work towards a better understanding of the causes, origins and effects of autism spectrum disorders, and the effects of treatment of persons with an ASD or a related disorder. ASD-CARC does research to uncover the different environmental and genetic factors that may contribute to the development of an ASD, identify subgroups of ASDs, develop methods for earlier and easier identification of an ASD, and identify and develop better treatment options for people with an ASD. Website
Autism Spectrum Disorders: Diagnosis, Prevalence, and Services for Children and Families This issue of the Society for Research in Child Development's Social Policy Report provides a summary of selected recent studies on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis, prevalence, and intervention. The authors include strategies for developing social policies to help improve the outcomes and independence of children and adults with ASDs. Document
Autism Treatment Center of America The Autism Treatment Center of America teaches parents and professionals caring for children and adults challenged by Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), and all other developmental difficulties how to design and implement home-based/child-centered programs enabling their children to dramatically improve in all areas of learning, development, communication and skill acquisition. Website