Additional Resources: Database


Michigan Alliance for Families provides information, support, and education for families who have children and young adults (birth to 26 years of age) who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services.

AACAP is a resource center for consumer-friendly information, definitions, FAQs, clinical resources, expert videos, and literature relevant to children and adolescent aged individuals.

The ASD Toddler Initiative provides learning materials and modifies existing processes to support the use of evidence-based practices for young children (birth-3) and for their families.

The AMCHP is a federally funded national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of families, including those with special health care needs. This site has a large collection of professional informational articles that covers many different groups and subjects.

Autism NOW provides quality resources and information for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, and their families.

ASAN is run by and for people with autism. It was created to provide support and services to individuals on the autism spectrum while working to educate communities about autism.

Autism Society looks to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues about people across the spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for individuals of every age, and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, and advocacy.

The Autism Source Resource Database is the most comprehensive database of credible and reliable resources.

A resource group that provides information for parents, educators and individuals with autism.

Provides publication of news, information, and resources about scientific research, evidence-based clinical treatments, and family issues.

A national family-led organization of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and disabilities

This network informs grandparents about autism and the medical, educational, legal, and social issues that affect their families. Activities include social events for grandparents and grandchildren and advocacy efforts to increase support for autism causes.

Autism Science Foundation supports autism research by providing funding and other assistance to scientists and organizations conducting, facilitating, publicizing, and disseminating autism research. They provides information about autism to the general public and serves to increase awareness of ASD and the needs of individuals and families affected by autism.

This portal provides the autism community with easy access to data and resources regarding the health and wellbeing of children and families with ASD from several national surveys. 

The NAA is an advocate and resource group that focuses on the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential. NAA provides free resources, toolkits, webinars, and up-to-date blog posts.