Resources Resources WEBSITES Autism Society Canada ASC was founded in 1976 by a group of parents to encourage the formation of autism societies and to address national autism issues. Today, ASC is the only national autism charitable organization committed to advocacy, public education, information and referral, and provincial development support. Autism Society of Canada P.O. Box 65 Orangeville, Ontario, Canada L9W 2Z5 Phone: 519-942-8720 Fax: 519- 942-3566 Toll Free: 1-866-874-3334 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.autismsocietycanada.ca The Source: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, MAAP Services (Asperger Syndrome Coalition of the United States has joined forces with MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome) MAAP Services for the Autism Spectrum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and advice to families of more advanced (higherfunctioning) individuals with autism, Asperger syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). MAAP Services, Inc. P.O. Box 524 Crown Point, IN 46307 199
200 Resources Phone: 219-662-1311 Fax: 219-662-0638 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.maapservices.org Autism Society of America The Autism Society of America was founded in 1965 by a small group of parents working on a volunteer basis out of their homes. Over the last 35 years, the society has developed into the leading source of information and referral on autism. Today, over 20,000 members are connected through a working network of over 200 chapters in nearly every state. Autism Society of America 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300 Bethesda, MD 20814-3067 Phone: 301-657-0881 or 1-800-3AUTISM E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.autism-societiy.org CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research CanChild is comprised of a multidisciplinary team working in the field of childhood disability. Research programs at CanChild concentrate on children and youth with disabilities and their families. CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research Institute for Applied Health Sciences McMaster University 1400 Main Street West, Room 408 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 1C7 Phone: 905-525-9140, ext. 27850 Fax: 905-522-6095 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/canchild Exploring Autism Up-to-date information on genetic research into autism. Website: www.exploringautism.org National Autistic Society (UK) The National Autistic Society (NAS) is registered both with the Charity Commissioners and the Registrar of Companies. The charity’s objective is to provide education, treatment, welfare and care to people with autism and related conditions.