ASA Info

ASA Chapters in the region

  • Autism Society of America
    Our parent organization.
  • The Autism Society of Kentuckiana
    The Autism Society of Kentuckiana (A.S.K.) holds support and informational meetings on the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Kentucky School for the Blind (1867 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville). An educational program with guest speakers is offered in alternating months. Trained, experienced child care and light refreshments are provided at all monthly meetings.
  • Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati
    The Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati meets the second Tuesday, odd-numbered months, 7:30 to 9:00 PM, Drake Conference Center, Drake Hospital, Room 226, 8341 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati. All are welcome.
  • Purchase Area Chapter of the Autism Society of America
    Purchase Area Chapter of the Autism Society of America. P.O. Box 8462, Paducah, KY, 42002-8462. (270)-442-6126 byram@apex.net
  • Autism Society of North Carolina


The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5)


  • National Academies Press
    Educating Children with Autism (2001) Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (CBASSE)
  • National Institute of Mental Health
    This section offers information from NIMH about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses (autism). Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational materials.
  • Autism Research Institute
    Nonprofit organization conducts and disseminates the results of research into the causes of autism. Read a list of its publications.
  • Autism Speaks
  • The National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
    NICHD, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is one of the primary Institutes doing research into various aspects of autism, including its causes, prevalence, and treatments.
  • Special Education Resources on the Internet
    SERI is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.
  • US Department of Education
    Enter autism in the search field.
  • Fayette County Resource Guide
    The Fayette County Resource Guide is designed to help individuals, families, and service providers locate needed resources in Fayette County, Kentucky.

Curriculum and Legislation


  • Erisa_tool_kit. Includes slides explaining why an employer should cover autism in their self funded insurance plan.

Other States

  • Indiana Resource Center for Autism
    The Indiana Resource Center for Autism staff conduct outreach training and consultations, engage in research, and develop and disseminate information on behalf of individuals across the autism spectrum, including autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and other pervasive developmental disorders. Our efforts are focused on providing communities, organizations, agencies, and families with the knowledge and skills to support children and adults in typical early intervention, school, community, work, and home settings.
  • Connecticut Guidelines
    Connecticut: Guidelines for the Identification and Education of Children and Youth with Autism
  • New Jersey Quality Indicators
    New Jersey: Autism Program Quality Indicators. A self-review and quality improvement guide for programs serving young students with autism spectrum disorders.
  • Washington Autism Outreach Project
    The Autism Outreach Project will develop a state-wide system in which the identification, program, development, placement, and staff development activities could be coordinated to ensure that all school districts, parents, agencies, and students are appropriately served throughout the State of Washington.
  • Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Cooperative Educational Service Agency No. 7