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Autism Research Institute

4182 Adams Avenue

San Diego, California, USA 92116

The Autism Research Institute (ARI), is a non-profit organization established in 1967. ARI devoted to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism.


Autism Society of America

7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300

Bethesda, Maryland, USA 20814-3015

(301) 657-0881

(800) 328-8476

The Autism Society of America is the voice of the autism community. ASA is committed to getting autism information into the hands of those who need it most . According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and other governmental agencies, autism is growing at a startling rate of 10-17 percent per year. At this rate, ASA estimates that the prevalence of autism could reach 4 million Americans in the next decade.


Cure Autism Now

5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 715

Los Angeles, CA 90036



Cure Autism Now (CAN) is an organization of parents, clinicians and leading scientists committed to accelerating the pace of biomedical research in autism through raising money for research projects, education and outreach. Founded by parents of children with autism in 1995, the organization has grown from a kitchen-table effort to the largest provider of support for autism research and resources in the country. The organization's primary focus is to fund essential research through a variety of programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, prevention, treatment and a cure for autism and related disorders.


OAR - Organization for Autism Research

2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600

Arlington, VA 22201

(703) 351-5031

The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) was created in December 2001, the product of the shared vision and unique life experiences of OAR’s seven founders. Led by these parents and grandparents of children and adults on the autism spectrum, OAR has set out to use applied science to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.


Autism Speaks

2 Park Avenue

11th Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 252-8584

Fax: (212) 252-8676

At Autism Speaks, the goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis.


The Autism Acceptance Project

TAAP does not solicit funds for the cure of autism. Its primary mandate is to present critical lectures and exhibitions. The Autism Acceptance Project seeks to debate science, autism belief, and to investigate and support educational needs backed by accurate science. TAAProject is interested in scientific and ethical answers to the question, "what kinds of help do autistics need in order to succeed and contribute to society as autistic people?"


The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism

PO Box 767

Framingham, MA 01701

Toll Free: 1-866-3AUTISM (In the U.S)

Phone: 508-270-8855

The Foundation's mission is to aid financially disadvantaged families who need assistance in caring for their children with autism; to fund education and research into the causes and consequences of childhood autism; and to serve as a clearinghouse and communications center for new programs and services developed for individuals with autism.


Exploring Autism

Box 3445 DUMC

Durham, N.C. 27710

Fax: (919) 684-0952

The Exploring Autism website is the result of a collaboration between researchers, non-profit groups, and families who are living with autism. This website is dedicated to helping families who are living with the challenges of autism stay informed about the exciting breakthroughs involving the genetics of autism. As new genetic research findings are reported for autistic disorder we will report and explain these findings. We will explain genetic principles as they relate to autism, provide you with the latest research news, and seek your input as together we work to increase the body of knowledge about autism.


Autism Research Network

The NIH supports two major research networks dedicated to understanding and treating autism. This Web site provides a single source of information about these networks and the research they conduct.

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