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FAQs about NAA


What is NAA?
Founded in 2003, the National Autism Association is a parent-run non-profit organization and the leading voice on urgent issues related to severe autism, regressive autism, autism safety, autism abuse, and crisis prevention.
What's your mission?
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.
What’s your Federal Tax ID number/Employer ID number?
What’s your corporate contact information?
National Autism Association
One Park Avenue, Suite 1
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone: 877.NAA.AUTISM 
Who are your board of directors?
Wendy Fournier; Lori McIlwain; Claire M. Bothwell; Krystal Higgins; Rosemarie Dubrowsky; James A. Moody; Leslie Phillips; Joseph Ranseth.
How many members do you have?
Memberships range from 60,000 email subscribers to 1.6 million online members via Facebook and related social networking groups.
Will you promote my product?
NAA typically does not promote or endorse products that are not approved by the board of directors. For safety-related products, NAA does not promote any vendor in exchange for a commission.
How do I get my product in your store?
Please write to
Can I link your site on my page?
For all awareness efforts, yes, you may link NAA to your page.
Can I hold a fundraiser for you?
For all fundraising questions, please email Include your contact information, details of your fundraiser, estimated fundraising goal, date the donation will be made and what you will need from NAA, if anything. Thank you!
How can I become a sponsor or advertiser?
Please click here for information and fill out the online form.
How can I start a chapter?
NAA is not currently accepting applications for new chapters.
How can I run your PSA?
Please write to
Can I get a quote for my news story?
Please contact Wendy Fournier via email
Will you advertise in my magazine/newspaper?
Please write to
Can you look at my new safety product?
Please write to
How do I get a grant for financial aid?
NAA is not offering financial aid grants at this time, please check your local resources by visiting
Can NAA provide legal council or legal assistance?
NAA cannot provide legal counsel or services. We are also unable to offer funding for legal assistance.  For special-needs law resources, visit or
Can someone from NAA attend my IEP meeting?
NAA is a national organization and does not have local representatives available for IEP meetings. To find a local advocate in your area, we recommend visiting, or
How do I donate?
To make a tax-deductible donation, click here. THANK YOU!
How can I learn more about your annual conference?
Can I be an exhibitor at your conference?
Please write to
Can I be a speaker at your conference?
Please visit to apply. (NAA will not be hosting a national conference in 2018.)