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Autism

Organizations/Resources

  • Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)
    AANE works with individuals, families, and professionals to help people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles build meaningful, connected lives.They provide information, education, community, support, and advocacy in an atmosphere of validation and respect.
  • Aspire
    MGH Aspire helps children, teens and adults with a high cognitive autism spectrum disorder or a related social profile make social connections and develop independence. Participants learn age and developmentally appropriate skills needed to succeed at home, school, in their communities or in the work place.
  • The Autism Aliance of MetroWest
    This organization's mission is to provide families with information, education and support,a nd their website is a great reosurce.They plan and implement programs and events that aid these families while increasing public awareness regarding autism.
  • Autism Speaks
    This organization is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
  • Best Practice Autism
    A site providing articles and posts regarding screening, assessment, and intervention for school-age children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). 
  • For Jake’s Sake
    This is a non-profit created to raise money and provide the ability for autistic children to access effective therapies their families otherwise could not afford.

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