National organizations

Autism Speaks

Autism Society of America (includes its nationwide network of affiliates)

Autism Science Foundation

EASI Foundation: Ending aggression and self-injury in the developmentally disabled

National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals

National Association for Dual Diagnosis: An association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs

National Guardianship Association

VOR: Speaking out for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Inpatient facilities

See EASI Foundation resource guide

Information about Medicaid (autism page)

Together for Choice: "Uniting to protect and advance the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to live, work and thrive in a community or setting of their choice."

Information about housing

Autism Housing Network

Online support groups

A Voice for Joshua Facebook group

Parents of Children with Severe/Classic Autism Facebook group

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Photo: Bruce Hall

Photo: Bruce Hall