Autism Research demystified: A summary of the latest scientific findings in the causes and treatments of Autism.
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“TEACCH is an evidence-based service, training, and research program for individuals of all ages and skill levels with autism spectrum disorders. Established in the early 1970s by Eric Schopler and colleagues, the TEACCH program has worked with thousands of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families.”
Visit the TEACCH web site to learn more.
“The Autism Research Institute (ARI), a nonprofit organization, was established in 1967. For more than 40 years, ARI has devoted its work to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the triggers of autism and on methods of diagnosing and treating autism. We provide research-based information to parents and professionals around the world.”
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“Kennedy Krieger Institute offers multidisciplinary, innovative diagnostic and treatment services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our clinicians and therapists employ the latest techniques and innovations in treatment, proven in scientific studies at the Institute and research centers around the world.”
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“TGen is undertaking a comprehensive multiple-faceted research studies geared to uncover the genetic basis for autism. From these studies, TGen hopes to develop better diagnostics for earlier behavioral intervention and identify new pharmaceutical targets for treatment.”
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“AUTISM RESEARCH will cover the developmental disorders known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (or autism spectrum disorders, ASDs). The Journal focuses on basic genetic, neurobiological and psychological mechanisms and how these influence developmental processes in ASDs.”
For more information visit the Autism Research Journal. Registration required (free).
“We are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals.”
For more information visit Autism Speaks.
Teach Autistic Children Today, Inc. aka TACT is a Maryland nonprofit organization formed in 2007 dedicated to combating autism by helping families pay for much needed therapeutic services for their child with autism
For more information visit TACT
For more information visit Parents and Carers of Autism
POAC, formed in 1999 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has a proven track record of providing services to children with autism, their families, and the professionals who serve them. While many organizations exist to find a cause and cure for this developmental disability, POAC has focused its attention and resources on how best to help the children and families who are struggling with autism today. So much research has been done over the past 5 decades and it has yielded teaching techniques that have been proven effective with this population. Getting this information into the hands of those who need it is one of the core goals of POAC.
For more information visit POAC