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  • Email Address:

    CSNuyens@comcast.net

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.autcom.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    The Autism National Committee publishes The Communicator , provides referrals, and sponsors an annual conference to promote the latest information on autism.

  • Address:

    7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300

    Bethesda, MD 20814-3067

  • Phone:

    1-301-657-0881

    1-800-3AUTISM (1-800-328-8476)

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.autism-society.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    The ASA provides contact information for an extensive network of autistic-related resources across the country. You can also subscribe to their newsletter, The Advocate.

  • Address:

    1 East 33rd ST, 4th FL

    New York, NY 10016

  • Phone:

    212-252-8584

  • Email Address:

    contactus@autismspeaks.org

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.autismspeaks.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    Here you will find information about autism, including legal rights and the latest scientific news. There are also links to resource centers across the country.

  • Address:

    99 Wall St., Research Park

    Princeton, NJ 08540

  • Phone:

    1-888-777-NAAR (1-800-777-6227)

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.naar.org (Japanese)

  • Description of Services Provided:

    The NAAR brings together parents, doctors, and researchers who are dealing with autism, and the organization funds research striving to find a cure. From this site you can access Exploring Autism, an online magazine written for families dealing with this condition.

  • Address:

    PO Box 3006

    Rockville, MD 20847

  • Phone:

    1-800-370-2943

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.nichd.nih.gov

  • Description of Services Provided:

    Here you can view and order government publications on various aspects of autism. Topics covered include genetics, vaccines, and Rett syndrome.