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Autism, Disability Studies and Law

Autism Websites of Government Agencies and Professional Associations

  • Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM Network)


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Autism Spectrum Disorder


  • IEP-A Guide to the Individualized Education Program

  • New Jersey Department of Education – Autism

(https://www. nj/education/specialed/autism/)

  • New York City Department of Education – specialized programs (ASD, Bilingual Special Education)

  • New York City Department of Health  - Early Intervention


  • New York State Department of Health – Autism



Professional Associations

  • National Association of Special Education Teachers



  • U. S. Autism & Asperger Association



  • National Institute of Mental Health


  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ASD data and statistics


Autism Websites for Advocacy and Support

  • Autism New Jersey


Non-profit organization provides links for workshops, webinairs, autism-related public policy, legislation and regulations.

  • NADD – The Association for Persons with developmental disabilities


Organization for care providers and families to promote health and educational material and conferences.

  • National Autism Association – NY Metro Chapter


  • Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)


Autism focused links to civil rights of patients, media and video library, treatment services.

  • Help with Autism Spectrum Disorder


American Psychiatric Association’s guide to find psychiatrists and other resources.

  • Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Autism


             Advocacy for programs to serve adults with ASD.

  • Autism Speaks                                                                                                                                                   (                                                                                                                                                   Advocacy organization for people with autism, their families and educators.
  • New York Families for Autistic Children


  • Organization for Autism Research


Family-oriented for children and adults on autism spectrum.

  • Project ENABLE


Designed by librarians to assist and train adults with developmental disabilities to access web-based information resources.

Disability Studies Websites


Association on Higher Education and Disability (

Society for Disability Studies (

ADA – Americans with Disability Act (


Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (

National Center on Disability and Journalism (

R. L. Mace University Design Institute (

Twelve Organizations for People with Disabilities You Should Know (

Wikipedia List of Disability Organizations ( /List-of-disability-organizations)


National Arts & Disability Center (

Disability Providers Professional Associations

Accessibility Professionals Association (

Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (

Association of Education Therapists (

National Organizations Working on Disability and Higher Education (

Federal Government Resources

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (

National Council on Disability (

U. S. Department of Labor Disability Resources (

Hard of Hearing/Deafness

Deaf NYC News (https //

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (


Bancroft Oral History Archives (Disability Rights Movement) (

Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project – podcast (

Disability History Museum (

Gallaudet University Digital Video Collection (

Museum of disability History (

R. L. Mace University Design Institute (

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (

Professional Organizations for People with Disabilities

The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities (


National Rehabilitation Information Center (


Annual Disability Statistics Compendium (

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (

Cornell University Disability Statistics (

State Data Info on Disabilities (

United Nations and other International Resources

Inclusion International (

World Health Organization – Disabilities (

World Institute on Disability (

Visual/Blindness Disabilities

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (

Law Related Websites