In this section, you will find a listing of clinics, support groups, and professionals offering a range of services and specialties.
This page includes resources that broadly cover the nation and New England. In the left navigation, you will find resources specific to particular US regions and international countries. Additionally, we have included information about summer camps, adult resources, and computer based learning.
- Some of these clinics and groups deal with the whole range of children affected by Pervasive Developmental Disorders; others are geared specifically toward higher-functioning social disabilities such as HFA and Asperger's Syndrome. We welcome suggestions for other resources related to any PDD, to be posted at our discretion.
- Please remember that the following is maintained as a courtesy. We do not necessarily endorse the views or services any of the following organizations. Your experience, and that of others in your community, should be the most trusted source when seeking help and support locally. If you find that some of these organizations are unable to offer you service, you may wish to ask if they in turn know somebody who will be able to help.
Asperger's Association of New England1301 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459
The New England Center for ChildrenAn organization dedicated to providing comprehensive educational services to children with autism and related disabilities from the initial diagnosis to adulthood. Our behaviorally-based state-of-the-art education and individualized treatment programs include home-based instruction, preschool, day and residential services.
Catherine Welch, Director of Admissions
33 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 485-3421 (fax)
Resources by StateTo view a list of New England Resources by state listing, Click Here
A.S.P.E.N.Asperger's Syndrome Education Network: A national non-profit organization headquartered in New Jersey that provides education and support to families and individuals affected with Asperger Syndrome, PDD-NOS, High Functioning Autism, and related disorders.
9 Aspen Circle
Edison, NJ 08820
Autism Science FoundationThe Autism Science Foundation's mission is to support autism research by providing funding and other assistance to scientists and organizations conducting, facilitating, publicizing and disseminating autism research. The organization also provides information about autism to the general public and serves to increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders and the needs of individuals and families affected by autism. ASF adheres to rigorous scientific standards. We believe that outstanding research is the greatest gift we can offer our families.
Autism Society of America7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 650
Bethesda, MD 20814-3015
(301) 657-0869 (fax)
Autism SpeaksOur goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. We are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals.
2 Park Avenue , 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle FoundationThe Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) National Autism Organization. The mission of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation is to develop and award grants to programs that benefit adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
P.O. Box 1149
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07451-1149
1 (877) 444-1149 (toll free)
(775) 243-9847 (fax)
International Society for Autism Research (INSAR)INSAR is a scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), including autism, Apserger syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (PDD NOS).
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)A national network of state-based advocacy groups for families affected by Learning Disabilities. They have been very supportive of issues surrounding some of the learning difficulties common to children with severe social disability, such as those characterized by Non-verbal Learning Disability (NLD).
Executive Director: Ms. Jean Peterson
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(412) 344-0224 (fax)
National Autism CenterThe National Autism Center is a new nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting effective, evidence-based treatment approaches and providing direction to families, practitioners, organizations, policy-makers, and funders. The Center is bringing nationally renowned experts together to establish national treatment standards, model best practices, and conduct applied research, serving as a vital source of information, training, and services.
41 Pacella Park Drive
Randolph, Massachusetts 02368
(781) 440-0401 (fax)
OASIS - Online Asperger Syndrome Information and SupportA national online support group and resource for parents, professionals, and individuals with Asperger Syndrome. Includes online support boards, chatrooms, as well as publications, resources, and other comprehensive information.
Contacts: Barbara Kirby and Patricia Romanowski Bashe