Autism Organizations and Resources

ASA's Environmental Health and Autism
To improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by fostering an understanding of environmental contributors to the onset and severity of neurodevelopmental disabilities and other health issues.
http://www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer?pagename=about_eh_home
Center For Children's Enviromental Health
The Center for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention is a multi-disciplinary collaborative research organization established to examine how toxic chemicals may influence the development of autism in children.
http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/cceh/
Autism Society of America
ASA is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families and the professionals with whom they interact. To improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by fostering an understanding of environmental contributors to the onset and severity of neurodevelopmental disabilities and other health issues.
http://www.autism-society.org
Autism Society of Minnesota
The Autism Society of Minnesota exists to enhance the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. AuSM seeks to realize its mission through education support, collaboration, and advocacy.
http://www.ausm.org/
Walk Now Minneapolis 2007
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Minneapolis Chapter of the Cure Autism Now Foundation. WALK NOW is a 5K (3.1 mile) family walk and autism community resource fair heightening public awareness and raising money to fund autism research. The resource fair includes educational resources for parents paired with child-friendly activities. Proceeds from WALK NOW support Cure Autism Now's mission to find the causes, effective treatments, prevention and a cure for autism. Over the course of 2007, nationwide WALK NOW events are expected to raise more than $8 million.
http://www.walknow.org
Cure Autism Now
Cure Autism Now is one of the largest private funders of biomedical research in autism, providing more than $31 million for research grants, outreach and scientific resources since its founding in 1995. Founded by parents in 1995, we believe that effective treatments and a cure for autism are needed now.
http://www.cureautismnow.org/
First Signs
First Sign is dedicated to the the early identification and intervention of children with developmental delays and disorders.
http://www.firstsigns.org
Autism Speaks
At Autism Speaks, the goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.
http://www.autismspeaks.com