Support and Empowerment

Autism Women’s Network
The mission of the Autism Women’s Network is to provide effective supports to Autistic women and girls of all ages through a sense of community, advocacy and resources.

Autistic Self Advocacy Network
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism.

Best Buddies
Dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Camp Royall
Camp Royall now houses the nation’s oldest and largest summer camp program for people on the autism spectrum, year-round programs, and a wide variety of other functions and services throughout the year. In 2014, more than 2,000 people participated in programming through Camp Royall.
U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide.

Golden Hat Foundation
ringing autism awareness to a new level by focusing on abilities and changing negative stigmas.

My Autism Team
Social network and online support group for parents who have children with autism. Offers an easy way to find the best team of autism providers and network of other parents who have children with autism.

National Autism Association
The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.

Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance
For parents who choose to parent Autistic children with love and acceptance.

The Autistic Union
We are the Âutistic ûnion. We have come together to make a home for everyone who needs a place to be celebrated for who they are. Although our core is the Autism Spectrum, our true goal is a peaceful existence for everyone.

Penfriend Project
Words. Creative expression. Thought-provoking essays. Personal points of view. The Penfriend Project is our team of autistic blog contributors who have their own monthly columns.

We Are Like Your Child
A collaboration of Autistic (& occasionally, other disabled) adults. We discuss our difficulties & how we work with or around them from a neurodiversity & social model of disability perspective.