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This LibGuide will help users identify information and resources pertaining to Autism.

Professional Associations

AHA/Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning  Autism Association

AHA Association is a New York organization providing support and information for families, individuals and professionals affected by Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders.  

 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.

Autism Society of America

Found in 1965 by Dr. Bernard Rimland, Dr. Ruth Sullivan and many other parents of children with autism, the Autism Society is the leading source of trusted and reliable information about autism.

National Autism Association

The mission of the National Autism Association is to educate and empower families affected by autism and other neurological disorders, while advocating on behalf of those who cannot fight for their own rights.      

 Organization for Autism Research

The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) was founded in December 2001 and is the product of the shared vision and unique life experiences of OAR’s seven founders.  OAR is the only autism organization which focuses solely on applied research.       

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