Here is a list of other sites you might find helpful.
HeARTs for Autism® is not responsible for the content of any site that is listed here.
Autism Society of America (ASA) is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support. The ASA is committed to meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. ASA accomplishes its ongoing mission through close collaboration with a successful network of chapters, members and supporters.
COSAC of New Jersey is a nonprofit agency providing information and advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation. COSAC encourages responsible basic and applied research that may lessen the effects of, and potentially prevent, autism. COSAC is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential and to enhancing the general public's overall awareness of autism.
The Autism Research Institute (ARI), a non-profit 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.
The US Autism & Asperger Association, Inc. (USAAA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. The USAAA mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and their families/caregivers touched by autism spectrum disorders by providing educational and family support through conferences/seminars, published and electronic mediums, and research. USAAA distributes information with regard to biomedical treatments/adjunct therapies and research to parents, practitioners, students, and teachers who are associated with the autism and Asperger's Syndrome communities.
Natural Learning Concepts, Inc.
Educational products to improve communication and social skills.
Adult Autistic Advocate, Writer, Speaker, consultant – author of several informative articles and books on Autism.
Dr. Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is inarguably the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. In her advocacy and education, she addresses the notion many have that "it is incomprehensible the characteristics of autism can be modified and controlled. However, I feel strongly that I am living proof that they can."
Model Me Kids®
Model Me Kids® videos demonstrate social skills by modeling peer behavior at school, on a playdate, at a birthday party, on the playground, at a library, restaurant and more. Children model and narrate each skill.
Special education law and advocacy information.
www.yapinc.org (link doesn't work anymore)
Youth Advocates Programs. Inc. – Autism Services
Youth Advocates provides two types of support to people with autism, their families and their communities: direct services and an informational outreach consisting of trainings, consultations and publications.
Creative Movement, Art and Fitness for children, families and the child in all of us.
Inclusive and fun. Autism programs our specialty! Enhancing Learning and Encouraging Friendships through Healthy Bodies, Calm Minds & Happy Hearts!
Fun and Function
We design special needs toys, autism toys, and therapy products ideal for occupational therapy activities for children. We understand that working with special needs children is your passion. Providing you the tools, resources, and equipment for occupational therapy for children is ours!