- 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.
- Acing Autism - An organization that provides tennis clinics to children with autism.
- Sunday Open Gym - Hosted by the Autism Alliance, the Sunday Open Gym was designed to help individuals and families living with Autism. It's is more then just a great way to spend some quality time with your loved one — it is also a way to promote community skill development in a therapeutic environment.
- Also see:
Articles & Blogs
Articles & Blogs
- Article: "What Does Autism Look Like? Exploring the Differences among Girls and Boys"
- Article: "ASD Diagnosis: What Do We Tell the Kids?"
- Guide: Including Children With Autism in Afterschool Settings - Boston Children's Museum developed this guide alongside experts in Autism, Out-of-School Time (OST) professionals who run inclusive programs, and parents of children with autism to help afterschool staff better support children with Autism Spectrum Disorders at their sites.