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Advocacy Groups

Autism Society of America
National grassroots autism organization.

Autism Society of Washington
A chapter of Autism Society of America.

Autism Speaks
The nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization.

Division of Developmental Disabilities, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to obtain services and support.

FEAT of Washington – Families for Effective Autism Treatment
Advocacy group based in Bellevue, WA, that provides support for families, intervention, and educational programs for children with ASD.

Washington State Medical Home
Resources and support from the Washington State Department of Health.

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Assessment Clinics

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center
Pediatric Psychology & Psychiatry.

University of Washington Child Development Clinic
Diagnostic, assessment and management plans for children from early childhood to adolescence with or at risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Seattle Children's Hospital
Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.

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Autism Training & Research

Autism Outreach Project
Coordinated by Northwest Educational Service District 189. Provides information, demographic data, referrals, and training, and program development for Washington families, schools, and agencies.

National Institutes of Health Autism Research Network
Information about the two major research networks supported by NIH: The Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) Network and Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART).

TEACCH: Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication-handicapped Children
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, clinical services, training, and research program for individuals of all ages and skill levels with ASD.

University of Washington Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Resource for clinical care of youth and their families and training for medical students.

University of Washington Psychophysiology and Behavioral Systems Lab
State-of-the-art research into the etiology, course, and treatment of developmental disabilities in an academic training environment.

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Intervention Services

Birth to Three Developmental Center
Provides a range of services for families and children in South King County and Pierce County.

Easter Seals and Autism
Provides a wide variety of intervention programs for individuals of all abilities, including those with ASD.

Kindering Center
Family-centered services for infants and children with special needs.

Northwest Autism Center
Nonprofit organization based in Spokane, WA. Provides and coordinates services for children and adults with ASD.

Northwest Behavioral Associates
Nonprofit organization in Bellevue, WA. Provides behavioral therapy and specialized education for children with autism and pervasive developmental disorders.

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International Autism Resources

Autism Organizations Worldwide
List of international autism organizations.

Global Autism Project
An advocacy organization for autism around the world.

INSAR – International Society for Autism Research
Scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about ASD.

 

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