OTHER Useful Organisations

There a whole range of different organisations several of which overlap in terms of the resources they offer. 

USA and Canada

National Autism Association (NAA) has chapters across the united States and provides breaking news, information and resources, a library, message boards, and support services with families dealing with autism.

Autism Society of America has over 200 chapters nationwide and provides information, education, supporting research, programs, and services for the autism community. 

Autism Speaks website provides information on autism, what to do about it, and how to cope. Their community section contains resources for families, outreach, and they have launched a social networking site, allowing member to blog, join forums on a range of autism-related topics, and post photos and videos.

U.S. Autism and Asperger Association (USAAA)  -  a worldwide nonprofit organization for autism and Asperger education, support, and solutions.

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity for the better, forever—http://www.bbbs.org

Autism Womens Network  aims to dispel stereotypes and misinformation which perpetuate unnecessary fears surrounding an autism diagnosis   http://autismwomensnetwork.org/

Autism Treatment Services of Canada  http://www.autism.ca


National Autistic Society Charity -  exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs

Autism NI - PAPA  Not-for-profit organisation which provides a range of services to people with autism.

Irish Society for Autism  provides a range of services for people with autism.

Scottish Society for Autism provides services, influences policy and practice, and raises public awareness about autism.

Autism-Europe http://www.autismeurope.org/



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