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Resources on Autism

/ Source: NBC News


Information about federal education entitlement for special needs students:

Information about Transition Plans:

Transition Tool Kit from Autism Speaks:

Data on special education performance by state:

Advocacy Groups for Adults with Autism

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA):

ASAN (Autism Self Advocacy Network):

Autism Speaks:

Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation:

Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Project (GRASP):

Madison House:

Post21 Club:

Transition Programs

Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center at Seattle Children’s Hospital:

The Ohio State University Nisonger Center TOPS program:

3L Place:

Employment Programs & Training for Adults with Autism

Agricultural Communities for Adults with Autism:

AMC Movie Theaters Focus Program:

ASTEP Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership:

Camphill Communities:

The Center for Independence:

Friendship House:

Roses for Autism:

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC):

TIAA-CREF Fruits of Employment:

Government Programs & Reports

Official CDC statistics on autism:

Medicaid waivers (HCBS) for self determination programs:

Medicaid waiver information by state:

Information on waitlists for Medicaid Waivers:

Summary of the latest regulations on Medicaid waivers:

GAO Report - Students With Disabilities: Better Federal Coordination Could Lessen Challenges in the Transition from High School:

Toolkit for states to bring their Medicaid waivers into compliance:

“Separate and Unequal: States Fail to Fulfill the Community Living Promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act”:

National Core Indicators (NCI): a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance: