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Association for Behavior Analysis International
The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABA International) is a professional organization which serves to develop, enhance, and support the growth of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice. Click on the “About Us” link at the top to learn more about ABA.
Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network
The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network is a group of programs funded by CDC to estimate the number of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities living in different areas of the United States. This site will provide the latest information regarding the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Speaks is a leading science and advocacy organization, 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. Their site has a lot of excellent information.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Information about Autism Spectrum Disorder
The CDC provides excellent, user-friendly information about the causes, prevalence, and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Their “free materials” link provides access to dozens of free booklets and pamphlets about autism and other developmental disabilities.
The Autism Society
The autism society is a grassroots organization that works to create awareness about the issues facing those with autism and to disseminate information. Their Living with Autism section provides resources for families for treatment, advocacy, and long-term planning.
Autism Centers of Excellence
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development hosts the trans-NIH Autism Centers of Excellence program. This program is designed to identify causes and treatment of autism. This site has links to three centers of excellence and to several research networks across the United States.