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Resource Guide for Autism

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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The Autism National Committee (AUTOCOM)

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.

Autism Society of America (ASA)

Address:
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, Maryland 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 .

National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)

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

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

Internet Address:
http://www.naar.org/research/research.htm/

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.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Address:
PO Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847

Phone:
1-800-370-2943

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

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 .



Last reviewed December 2009 by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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