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Online Resources

This page provides links to organizations and resources on the web devoted to disseminating information on autism spectrum disorder.


Autism Society of Texas: The Autism Society is a leading grassroots organization that exists to improve the lives of individuals with autism by increasing public awareness about common issues faced by people with autism, advocating for appropriate services for those individuals, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, and advocacy.


Autism Speaks: Autism Speaks is dedicated to creating an inclusive world for individuals with autism and their families, through advocacy, services, supports, research and innovation.


Autistic Self Advocacy Network: The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is a non-profit organization run by and for individuals on the autism spectrum. The Network advocates for the inclusion of people with autism in decisions that affect them, including: legislation, depiction in the media, and disability services.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Based in Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the nation's leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public's health.


Families for Effective Autism Treatment - North Texas: FEAT-NT is a non-profit organization of parents and concerned individuals who are dedicated to providing education, advocacy, and support for individuals with autism and their families.


National Autism Association of North Texas: The National Autism Association of North Texas is the local chapter of the National Autism Association, a parent-run advocacy organization and a leading voice on urgent issues related to severe autism, regressive autism, autism safety, autism abuse, and crisis prevention in the North Texas community. 


National Institute of Mental Health: The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.


Organization for Autism Research: The Organization for Autism Research is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone impacted by autism by supporting research that produces meaningful and practical results.


Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative: Established in 2005, the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative is a research program that focuses on all aspects of research into autism spectrum disorder.