AUTISM RESOURCES

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC page on autism:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/
See also the special campaign:
“Learn the Signs. Act Early” 
To find out more about this campaign or to request materials:
Tel:  1-800-CDC-INFO (800) 232-4636)
Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/actearly/

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NCCAM/NIH)
Public Inform ation Clearinghouse
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/clearinghouse/
P.O. Box 7923
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-7923
Toll-free: 1-888-644-6226
International: (301) 519-3153
TTY: 1-866-464-3615
Fax: (301) 495-4957
E-mail: info@nccam.nih.gov
For fact sheets and information with government clearance. The center has funded several exploratory research centers but none focus specifically on ASD.

PubMed & CAM on PubMed
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/
Free public access to the National Library of Medicine MEDLINE database of clinical research is available through PubMed and the Related Articles feature.

Access Autism
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca/
Contains an Introduction to Possible Biomedical Causes and Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Autism Canada
http://www.autismcanada.org/
On-line resources and events in Canada , links to events such as DAN! Conference notes and audio files of vaccine hearings in the U.S.

Autism Collaboration
http://www.autism.org/
Portal to a dozen member organisations related to autism.

Autism Network for Dietary Intervention
http://www.autismndi.com/
Has a searchable links library of studies on autism and dietary intervention, plus on-line information in ten different languages.

Autism Network Resources for Physicians
http://home.san.rr.com/autismnet/treatment.html
Covers diagnostic definitions, research and treatment options, both conventional and unconventional, autism physician list, and extensive links in a site tailored to physicians.

Autism One Radio
http://www.autismone.com/
A worldwide, web-based radio station with a full schedule of regular specialist-hosted shows on everything pertaining to ASD.

Autism Today – Alternative Treatments
http://www.autismtoday.com/alternative_options.htm
Sign up for free member registration to receive bi-monthly newsletter and access extensive information resources. On-line courses also available.

Bérard Auditory Integration Training (AIT)
http://www.auditoryintegration.net/
Inform ation on training method devised by otolaryngologist, Dr. Guy Bérard, to enhance auditory processing, learning, and behavior. Separate pages on autism and Aspergers syndrome.

ChelatingKids2 – a Yahoo Health Group
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/chelatingkids2/
Parents/grandparents of kids with autism/mercury poisoning following DAN chelation protocol with a physician.

Chelation of Mercury for the Treatment of Autism
http://www.healing-arts.org/children/holmes.htm
Article by Dr. Amy Holmes.

Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) Protocol and practitioners
http://www.autism.com/DAN/index.htm
This dietary/biochemical approach to treating ASD is a project of the Autism Research Institute.

Enzymes and Autism –a Yahoo Health Group
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/enzymesandautism/
Explores the link between digestive enzymes, gut health, and neurology.

Feingold Association
http://www.feingold.org/
Dietary intervention program for numerous disorders.

Fighting Autism
http://www.fightingautism.org/
Web site contains statistical information on prevalence and incidence rates dating back to 1993, nationally and state by state.

Healing Center Online – Forum on Alternative and Innovative Therapies for children with ASD, developmental delays, brain injury and related neurometabolic conditions and disorders
http://www.healing-arts.org/children/index.htm
Written and overseen by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D., in affiliation with the University of Arizona College of Medicine’s Program in Integrative Medicine.

Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA)
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca/Medical/Biomedical.html
The Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) is affiliated with Indiana University.

Institute for Vaccine Safety – Johns Hopkins University , Bloomberg School of Public Health
http://www.vaccinesafety.edu
A differing view from the NVIC (below), the IVS supports removal of thimerosol from vaccines, while asserting that it may play a part in early developmental delays in children, but not the more severe condition of autism.

The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential
http://www.iahp.org/Autism.90.0.html
Offers training courses in developmental programs parents can implement with brain-injured children.

Interactive Metronome
http://www.interactivemetronome.com/im/par_add.asp?mn=1
Treatment developed primarily for AD(H)D, has been adapted by some therapists for persons with PDD.

NAET® and NARF
Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques and Allergy Research Foundation
http://www.naet.com/
A practitioner’s commercial site devoted to a drug-free treatment she devised that has been applied to autism. Site includes some treatment results data from 10 years of practice and a link to a list of practitioners trained in the technique.  NARF coordinates double blind clinical trials on efficacy of NAET® treatments following the NIH research protocol.

National Vaccine Inform ation Center (NVIC)– Autism related topics
http://www.909shot.com
http://www.909shot.com/Diseases/Autism.htm
Not affiliated with federal government agencies, the NVIC provides information for “informed consent” of inoculations, with special sections on the site for autism-related issues.

OASIS–Online Asperger Syndrome Inform ation and Support
http://www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/
One of the most comprehensive sites for AS, though few CAM references.  Includes links to international Asperger sites in many languages.

Safe Minds-Sensible Action for Ending Mercury-Induced Neurological Disorders
http://www.safeminds.org/
Founded to investigate and raise awareness of the risks to infants and children of exposure to mercury from medical products.  Supports research on the potential harmful effects of mercury and thimerosal.

Society for Auditory Intervention Techniques (SAIT)
http://www.berardwebsite.com/sait/index.html
sait@berardwebsite.com
Site contains an archive of SAIT’s “The Sound Connection” newsletter (1993-2003). The non-profit distributes information on auditory integration training (AIT) and other auditory-based interventions.

Surfers Healing
http://www.surfershealing.org/
All-volunteer run organization offers free surf camp days at several beaches on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts for children with autism. A full ‘sensory diet’ of water, sand, and movement where kids ride the boards in tandem with skilled surfers.

Tomatis Method auditory integration therapy
http://www.tomatis.com/English/
Developed by French ear-nose-throat specialist Dr. Alfred Tomatis; site has information pages for each disorder this method treats, especially hypersensitivity to sound in ASD.

 

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