A website tool that helps you build a profile, find treatment options, track progress, and get reports for your child or yourself.
Autism Online (multi-lingual)
Links parents to support services, education, research and products. Twenty-one different languages are presented.
Autism Research Institute
An organization focussing on biomedical and educational advances in autism research.
The nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.
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.
If you work with or care for someone on the autism spectrum, this Autism Resource Center will make it easier for you to keep up with new resources and best practices.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Online source for credible health information.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Focussed on research, treatment and education for children with disabilities, located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Koegel Autism Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
Dedicated to increasing the understanding of autism spectrum disorders, the development and implementation of state-of-the-art pivotal response treatments, as well as the improvement of elementary and secondary education efforts for children with autism and other severe disabilities.
National Association of Residential Providers for Adults with Autism (NARPAA)
Assures the availability of residential services and other supports for adults with autism throughout their lives.
Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
An autism organization which focuses solely on applied research, providing answers to questions and funding research studies that investigate treatments, educational approaches, and statistical aspects of autism.
State and Local Resources
Autism research, education and advocacy in the State of Maryland.
Autism Society Maryland Chapters
Find a local chapter in the State of Maryland.
Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)
Provides a coordinated services delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services and supports.
Howard County Autism Society
Provides information, support and advocacy to families, individuals and professionals in Howard County, Maryland.
Interactive Autism Network
A project of Kennedy Krieger Institute linking the autism community and researchers.
Maryland Association of Community Services (MACS)
MACS is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening agencies to better support people with developmental disabilities and their families in their own communities. This is accomplished through advocacy that promotes the highest standards of program excellence; fosters a climate that develops and nurtures a quality workforce; and results in an increased capacity within Maryland communities to support people in inclusive settings.
Maryland Association of Nonprofit Special Education Facilities (MANSEF)
A not-for-profit organization of nonpublic special education facilities approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. These facilities, throughout Maryland, promote quality services for children and youth with disabilities.
Maryland Autism Medicaid Waiver
The Autism Waiver through Medical Assistance will allow eligible children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to receive additional waiver services to support them in their home and community.
Maryland Disability Law Center
This is the designated protection and advocacy agency for the State of Maryland mandated to advance the civil rights of people with disabilities.
Parents for Parents (Howard County)
Provides one-on-one assistance with special education advocacy and resources.
Parents Place of Maryland
Provides peer support to families and information and education to families, professionals and the commuinity at large.
Pathfinders for Autism
A parent sponsored non-profit organization that provides an online database to enable parents to find a broad range of services in Maryland.