Autism is a heterogeneous neurological disorder with a complex genetic etiology, occurring in an estimated 1 in 59 individuals, boys more often than girls, adversely impacting early brain development, and manifested by qualitative impairments in social interaction, communication and restricted and/or repetitive behaviors, interests and activities.
Extensive links to up-to-date information on autism resources and services in Washington State, including the Autism Guidebook for Washington State (free download).
Our state chapter of the Autism Society of America; mission is to improve the lives of all individuals with autism spectrum disorders in Washington State. Extensive links to up-to-date information on autism resources and services in Washington State.
Community, health and support resources listed for the state of Washington.
A catalyst for community action and partnerships that support families and advance success in school, work, and life for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Committed to improving the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and supporting their families.
Excellent source of information on autism including facts, screening and diagnosis, treatment, data and statistics, scientific research, and links to other resources. Spanish materials are available.
National organization supporting scientific research, awareness, advocacy, and family services for autism. Offers both the 100 Days Kit and Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism tool kits for families. Spanish materials are available.