Further Reading

Organizations

The websites of these national organizations are good information sources for anyone interested in autism and Asperger Syndrome, as well as for families affected by the disorders.

Autism Society of America
One of the major national associations for information and advocacy on autism.

The Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati
The local chapter offers informational packets, presentations, a bimonthly newsletter, and family support meetings.

Autism Information Center
A website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, advice, and networking to affected families.

The National Alliance for Autism Research
Established in 1994 by parents of children with autism, the NAAR is the first organization in the United States dedicated to funding and accelerating biomedical research on autism spectrum disorders.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
This is the primary National Institutes of Health (NIH) organization for research on Asperger Syndrome.