Autism Speaks: http://www.autismspeaks.org/
Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC): http://www.cec.sped.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
National Autism Center (NAC): http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/
The National Autism Center is May Institute's center for the promotion of evidence-based practice. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) by providing reliable information, promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive resources for families, practitioners, and communities.
Council on Accreditation: http://www.coastandards.org/
The Council on Accreditation (COA) partners with human service organizations worldwide to improve service delivery outcomes by developing, applying, and promoting accreditation standards.
Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI): http://www.abainternational.org/
The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.
Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB): http://www.bacb.com/
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board®, Inc. (BACB®) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, governments, and consumers of behavior analysis services. The BACB adheres to the national standards for boards that grant professional credentials.
The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): http://idea.ed.gov/
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the United States. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
Special Education needs and Disabilities Act 2001 (UK): http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2001/10/contents
Special Education legislation for Great Britain.
Kennedy Kreiger Institute: http://www.kennedykrieger.org/
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution located in Baltimore, Maryland dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities through patient care, special education, research, and professional training.
Autism Society of America: http://www.autism-society.org/
Geneva Centre for Autism: http://www.autism.net/
National Autistic Society: http://www.nas.org.uk/
ABA-UK Yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ABA-UK/
DTT-NET Yahoo group: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/DTT-NET/
Abajobconnections yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/abajobconnections/
Verbal Behaviour Yahoo group: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/VerbalBehavior/
The Carbone Clinic: http://www.drcarbone.net/
The Carbone Clinic has been providing quality applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to persons with autism and related disabilities for many years. Since June of 2003, they have expanded their services to better meet the needs of those they serve through a center-based clinic program located 20 miles north of New York City in Rockland County, NY.
Dr. Tony Attwood: http://www.tonyattwood.com.au/
Autism Checklist: http://www.autism-pdd.net/checklist.html