See also "Initiatives" and "Charities and Foundations" sections.
Autism Society of America (ASA) 7910 Woodmont Ave. Suite 650 Bethesda, MD 20814-3015 Tel: (301) 657-0881 FAX: (301) 657-0869 Info referral telephone number: 1-800-3-AUTISM email: VERONICA.M.ZYSK@gtees.sprint.com http://www.autism-society.org/ Older names of this organization: National Society for Children and Adults with Autism National Society for Autistic Children (NSAC) Autism Society Canada 129 Yorkville Ave #202 Toronto, Ontario M5R 1C4 Canada (416) 922-0302 FAX: (416) 922-1032 National Autistic Society (of Great Britain) 276 Willesden Lane, London NW2 5RB, U.K. http://www.oneworld.org/autism_uk/ Society for Auditory Integration Training (SAIT) - an organization which hopes to provide parents information on people who offer AIT (to prevent just anyone from hanging out a sign and claiming to know what they are doing without meeting some type of qualifications). Society for Auditory Integration Training c/o Center for the Study of Autism Boardwalk Plaza, Suite 230 9725 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. Beaverton, OR 97005 (503) 643-4121 Autism National Committee 635 Ardmore Avenue Ardmore, PA 19003 http://www.autcom.org/ Also known as AUTCOM or ANC Autism Network International (ANI) - the only autistic-run self-help and advocacy organization for autistic people. Publishes newsletter, arranges pen pals, as well as other advocacy activities. Autism Network International P.O. Box 448 Syracuse, NY 13210-0448 href="http://www.students.uiuc.edu/~bordner/ani.html ANI runs a private e-mail mailing list (ANI-L) intended to be a meeting place and advocacy network for autistics and cousins (abbreviated as "ACs"). Family members, friends, and professionals are welcome to participate as well, provided they observe the list policies which are meant to ensure that ANI-L remains autistic space. For information on joining ANI-L, send a message to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the message body reading: subscribe ANI-L
Adriana Foundation - an organization dedicated to the deployment of Facilitated Communication. 2001 Beacon Street - Room 214 Brookline, Massachusetts 02146 (617) 232-8550 232-8634 fax: (617) 232-8628 Georgiana Foundation - an organization dedicated to the deployment of Auditory Integration Training. They maintain a list of AIT practitioners who use the Audiokinetron device developed by Dr. Guy Berard. P.O. Box 2607 Westport, CT 06880 (203) 454-1221 fax: (203) 454-3788 Autism Research Institute - Directed by Bernard Rimland. Used to be "Institute for Child Behavior". Publishes a quarterly newsletter, Autism Research Review International (see below). (Autism Research Review International) reviewing recent work on autism. Has the latest reports on drug and nutritional therapies, and on possible causes of autism. The newsletter is also a forum for Dr. Rimland's opinions on the value of megavitamin therapy and dimethylglycine, the usefulness of aversive stimuli for extinguishing self-injurious behavior, and the fraudulence of facilitated communication. 4182 Adams Avenue San Diego, CA 92116 (619) 281-7165 http://www.autism.com/ari/ Center for the Study of Autism - All I know is that they are active in Auditory Integration Training and the Society for Auditory Integration Training is based there. Boardwalk Plaza, Suite 230 9725 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. Beaverton, OR 97005 (503) 643-4121 National Autism Research Foundation - ? Parents For Early Intervention (PFEI) - organization started by Lovaas dedicated to helping families that have implemented intensive behavioral treatment programs with young developmentally disabled children. They publish the PFEI Newsletter. PFEI Membership Autism Project-Lovaas, 308 Westwood Plaza, #136 Los Angeles, CA 90024 Sensory Integration International 1602 Cabrillo Ave. Torrance, CA 90501 (310) 320-9986 (I also heard: (310) 533-8338) MAAP (More Able Autistic People) - offers information relating to high functioning autism and asperger's. Publishes a newsletter. MAAP PO box 524 Crown Point, IN 46307 1-219-662-1311 Feingold Association of the United States, and the Autism, Intolerance & Allergy Network (USA) (AIA-USA). 127 East Main Street Suite 106 Riverhead, NY 11901 (516) 369-9340 FAX: (516) 369-2988 email@example.com http://www.feingold.org/ Autisme France 1 Place d'Aine 87000 Limoges France The Arc US National organization on mental retardation. It shares a lot of issues with organizations specific to Autism, and it offers some services specific to Autistic people. The Arc of the United States 500 East Border Street, Suite 300 Arlington, Texas 76010 (817)261-6003 FAX: (817)277-3491 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.thearc.org/ InternAUT Autism Self-advocay organisation centered on the Internet runs the a-day mailing list. http://www.inlv.demon.nl/internaut Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT) Northern California organization in support of early behavioral intervention. Similar FEAT organizations have been set up in other locations, but I'm not certain how close the affiliations are. email@example.com http://www.feat.org/ Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States (ASC-U.S.) (formerly ASPEN of America) P.O. Box 49267 Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240-9267 (904) 745-6741 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.asperger.org/