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What is Autism

Autism and GI Disorders

Please use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with diagnosis or treatment of autism or its associated medical conditions. The following information is solely for educational purposes, not medical advice. It is not a substitute for care by trained medical providers. Autism Speaks is not engaged in the practice of health care or the provision of health care advice or services. For specific advice about care and treatment, please consult your physician.

Treatments for Associated Medical Conditions

Please use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with diagnosis or treatment of autism or its associated medical conditions. The following information is solely for educational purposes, not medical advice. It is not a substitute for care by trained medical providers. Autism Speaks is not engaged in the practice of health care or the provision of health care advice or services. For specific advice about care and treatment, please consult your physician.

Medicines for Treating Autism’s Core Symptoms

Please use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with diagnosis or treatment of autism or its associated medical conditions. The following information is solely for educational purposes, not medical advice. It is not a substitute for care by trained medical providers. Autism Speaks is not engaged in the practice of health care or the provision of health care advice or services. For specific advice about care and treatment, please consult your physician.

Autism Speaks Joins Florida State University and First Signs in Launching the Treatment Section of Online Video Glossary

New Feature Allows Parents to View Examples of Different Treatment Options

Autism Speaks, together with First Signs, a leader in educating parents and professionals about the early signs of autism and related d

January 05, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 5, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, together with First Signs, a leader in educating parents and professionals about the early signs of autism and related disorders, and Florida State University’s Autism Institute today announced the launch of a new treatment section of its acclaimed online Autism Video Glossary, giving parents an important new tool as they work to determine the best treatment options for their child.

International Autism Organizations

Worldwide there are thousands of autism organizations offering information, resources and services. While you should always consult a physician if you are concerned your child may have autism, you may also have an autism organization in your country that could provide additional support (listed alphabetically by country). If you would like to have your organization added to this list, please submit your information.