The Asperger Syndrome Training and Employment Partnership promotes the inclusion of individuals with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism profiles in competitive employment through awareness and training campaigns aimed at Fortune 100 companies, establishing relationships between high quality support programs for adults with Asperger's throughout the U.S. and national employers, and develop Corporate Partners to implement integrated employment programs for adults with Asperger Syndrome.
The Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism (CSESA) is a research and development project funded by the U.S. Department of Education that focuses on developing, adapting, and studying a comprehensive school-based and community-based program for high school students on the autism spectrum.
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism. ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which Autistic people enjoy the same access, rights, and opportunities as all other citizens. ASAN works to empower Autistic people across the world to take control of their own lives and the future of their common community, and seek to organize the Autistic community to ensure their voices are heard in the national conversation about them.
The Autism Science Foundation provides funding directly to scientists conducting cutting-edge autism research to discover the causes of autism and develop better treatments.
The Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) works to directly improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism through advocacy, training and education, and direct services. For over 44 years, the Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) has worked to address areas of need and expand services for the autism community in North Carolina.
Do2Learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic materials, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
Located in Bethesda, Maryland, The Autism Society of America was founded in 1965 by Bernard Rimland, Ph. D., Ruth Sullivan, and a small group of other parents. One of ASA's goals is to increase public awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder. ASA advocates for programs and services and is a source of information about Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Speaks was founded in 2005 by Bob Wright, Vice Chairman of General Electric, and his wife, Suzanne, after their grandson was diagnosed with autism. Autism Speaks is an advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public.
TEACCH was founded at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by Dr. Eric Schopler in 1971. The TEACCH methodology is called structured teaching and is based on the premise that people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are primarily visual learners. TEACCH provides a variety of services including diagnostic services, consultation, workshops and individual and group sessions.
Based in Chapel Hill, NC, Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. (EV), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates and nurtures self-sustaining small businesses designed around the skills of the young adults with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities that serve as its workforce.