by Polsdorfer R

Resource Guide for Autism

RESOURCES

Email Address: CSNuyens@comcast.net

Internet Address: http://www.autcom.org/

Description of Services Provided: The Autism National Committee publishes The Communicator , provides referrals, and sponsors an annual conference to promote the latest information on autism.

RESOURCES

Address: 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300 Bethesda, MD 20814-3067

Phone: 1-301-657-0881 1-800-3AUTISM (1-800-328-8476)

Internet Address: http://www.autism-society.org/

Description of Services Provided: The ASA provides contact information for an extensive network of autistic-related resources across the country. You can also subscribe to their newsletter, The Advocate .

RESOURCES

Address: 1 East 33rd ST, 4th FL New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-252-8584

Email Address: contactus@autismspeaks.org

Internet Address: http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Description of Services Provided: Here you will find information about autism, including legal rights and the latest scientific news. There are also links to resource centers across the country.

RESOURCES

Address: 99 Wall St., Research Park Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: 1-888-777-NAAR (1-800-777-6227)

Internet Address: http://www.naar.org/ (Japanese)

Description of Services Provided: The NAAR brings together parents, doctors, and researchers who are dealing with autism, and the organization funds research striving to find a cure. From this site you can access Exploring Autism , an online magazine written for families dealing with this condition.

RESOURCES

Address: PO Box 3006 Rockville, MD 20847

Phone: 1-800-370-2943

Internet Address: http://www.nichd.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided: Here you can view and order government publications on various aspects of autism. Topics covered include genetics, vaccines, and Rett syndrome.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 09/2012
  • Update Date: 09/12/2012

Health Library Search

Only show results from the selected categories.











2 Treatments for Autism condition indepth
4 Symptoms of Autism condition indepth
5 Screening for Autism condition indepth
6 Risk Factors for Autism condition indepth
7 Reducing the Risk of Autism condition indepth
8 Medications for Autism condition indepth
10 Conditions InDepth: Autism condition indepth
11 Diagnosis of Autism condition indepth
12 Asperger Syndrome condition

Asperger syndrome is a neurological disorder resulting in a group of social and behavioral symptoms. It is part of a category of conditions called autism spectrum disorde...

13 Autism condition

Autism is a spectrum of complex brain disorders. The disorders result in social, behavioral, and communication problems. Other conditions that are part of this spectrum i...

14 Behavior Management for Children with Autism lifestyle - kids' & teens' health
15 Wandering in Children with Autism lifestyle - kids' & teens' health
16 Health Services for Children with Autism lifestyle - kids' & teens' health
17 School-based Services for Children with Autism lifestyle - kids' & teens' health
18 Could it be Autism? Learn the Signs. lifestyle - kids' & teens' health
19 Raising a Child With Autism: The Basics lifestyle - kids' & teens' health

Caring for a child with autism can be a challenge. But by following a few basic guidelines outlined in this article, you can make things easier for you and your child....