The Lexington CDPHP Autism Resource Center

Located on the Transitions and Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts campus in Mayfield, NY, this center includes a library of books and references on autism, computer kiosks for autism research and current literature and periodicals related to autism support. In addition to research and references on autism, the CDPHP Autism Resource Center will feature autism diagnosis and evaluation appointments, expert consultations, a family support group, parent workshops and training, a proactive caring stress reduction program, referral for respite and community habilitative services as well as social skills/executive functioning classes.
(518) 775-5479 or email desandn@thearclexington.org
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Lexington, a Chapter of the Arc NY

A private, not-for-profit agency providing a wide range of services to adults and children who have disabilities in Fulton and Albany Counties. Created in 1953 by a group of concerned parents, Lexington is recognized as one of the leading agencies of its kind in New York State.

https://www.thearclexington.org

Lexington Family Services Program

Providing supports for families caring at home for a family member with a disability. Services take place in the family’s home, Respite, Day Hab, Community Hab, Residential, ELA, after school and holidy programs, clinical nursing services and more in the community or at a Lexington facility.

https://thearclexington.org/family-supports

Organizations

American Autism Association

The American Autism Association is a not for profit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals affected by autism, while increasing awareness of the varied difficulties individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder face.

https://www.myautism.org/

Autism Society

Autism Society’s goal is to increase public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by people with autism as well as their families and the professionals with whom they interact.

https://www.autism-society.org/

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Inc. is the largest autism advocacy organization in the United States. It sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public.

https://www.autismspeaks.org/

National Autism Association

The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.

https://nationalautismassociation.org/

National Autism Center

A nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating evidence-based information about the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive and reliable resources for families, practitioners, and communities.

https://www.nationalautismcenter.org/

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information Page

https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Autism-Spectrum-Disorder-Information-Page

Association for Science in Autism Treatment

Promotes safe, effective, science-based treatments for people with autism by disseminating accurate, timely, and scientifically sound information, advocating for the use of scientific methods to guide treatment, and combating unsubstantiated, inaccurate and false information about autism and its treatment.

https://asatonline.org/

Autism National Committee

AUTCOM is the only autism advocacy organization dedicated to “Social Justice for All Citizens with Autism” through a shared vision and a commitment to positive approaches.

http://autcom.org/index.html

Autism Research Foundation

Helps advance the biological understanding of autism by pursuing research on its cause and potential treatments

https://www.autism.org/

Autism Science Foundation

The Autism Science Foundation’s mission is to support autism research by providing funding and other assistance to scientists and organizations conducting, facilitating, publicizing and disseminating autism research. The organization also provides information about autism to the general public and serves to increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders and the needs of individuals and families affected by autism.

https://autismsciencefoundation.org/

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on Autism Spectrum Disorder

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html

Child Neurology Foundation

Connects partners from all areas of the child neurology community so those navigating the journey of disease diagnosis, management, and care have the ongoing support of those dedicated to treatments and cures.

https://www.childneurologyfoundation.org/

Autism Spectrum Connection

Provides resources for families, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism , and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.

http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/

National Institutes of Health/US Dept. of Health and Human Services

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/autism

American Psychiatric Association

https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/autism