“Piece of the Puzzle” from Alex and Ani

Our friends at Alex and Ani have designed a beautiful charm in honor of all of us who are affected by autism.

NAA’s Give A Voice Program

Our newest program provides communication devices to individuals with autism whose communication challenges put them at increased risk of injury or harm.

NAA’s AWAARE Site

Created by NAA in 2010, AWAARE is a central source of information and tools designed to address autism-related wandering.

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Senate Hearing | Law Enforcement Responses to Disabled Americans

  Law Enforcement Responses to Disabled Americans:  Promising Approaches for...

NAA Statement for April 8th IACC Meeting

NAA statement to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

The “Buck Autism” Bracelet is Here

Meet Jayci Mead and "Buck Autism".

Autism now affects 1 in 68 children; 1 in 42 boys

Autism now affects 1 in 68 children; 1 in 42 boys

Is Your Child Safe on the School Bus?

Is Your Child Safe on the School Bus?

Disney’s Disability Access Policy Changes

We recently received several messages of concern about upcoming changes at Disney theme parks

Five Affordable Safety Tools for Wanderers

Five Affordable Safety Tools for Wanderers

NAA Statement on Recent Drowning Deaths in the Autism Community

In the last seven days, two children with autism under the age of ten have drowned following a wandering incident...

The Wrong Questions Are Being Asked About Mikaela Lynch

The Wrong Questions Are Being Asked Following the Heartbreaking Outcome of Mikaela Lynch’s Disappearance

Behind Closed Doors | The Case For Cameras in Classrooms

Behind Closed Doors: What’s Happening to Students With Autism in America’s Public Schools? The case for cameras in self-contained classrooms

Give A Kind Word To Autism

It’s been a week since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, and unconfirmed speculation that the shooter was “autistic-like” has already come at a steep price.

Statement From the National Autism Association | Sandy Hook

There is no link between planned violence and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Those with ASD are victims of crimes like this, not the perpetrators.

Congressional Hearing on Autism – Statement from NAA

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will host a hearing at 2:00pm ET...

Action Alert: Congressional Hearing on Autism – Nov 29

Congressional Hearing in DC on Federal Response to Autism