The Autism Society of North Carolina is an association of parents, professionals, students, and others that is dedicated to raising the visibility of autism and broadening services for individuals who have autism and related disorders of communication and behavior. The association is a chapter of the Autism Society of America.
Autism Speaks is an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism, and to advocating for the needs of affected families.
The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABA International) is a nonprofit professional membership organization with the mission to develop, enhance, and support the growth and vitality of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) seeks to give people accurate and timely information about public health including Autism Spectrum Disorders. They respond to requests for information from state and local agencies, health professionals, universities, and the general public.
The Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC) is a full service Parent Training & Information Center serving families in North Carolina with more than 25 full and part-time staff and offices throughout NC. All services are provided at no charge to parents and families.
Families for Early Autism Treatment of North Carolina (FEAT of NC) is a not-for-profit (501 (c) (3)) organization of parents and professionals founded to help families in North Carolina with children with the diagnosis of autism or pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). FEAT of NC promotes the use of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) as a proven, effective treatment for autism. The organization offers special programs focusing on issues concerning parents, autism professionals and persons specifically involved in ABA programs.
iCan House educates, supports and enhances the lives of those with social challenges and their families. They do so by teaching social and life skills using their own unique, interactive and engaging curriculum.
The North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis (NC-ABA) is a non-profit state organization for persons who are interested in the study and practice of behavior analysis. NCABA is a chapter of the International Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA).
TEACCH provides clinical services such as diagnostic evaluations, parent training and parent support groups, social play and recreation groups, individual counseling, and supported employment.
Wrightslaw provides information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.