Academic Autism Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education: https://aaspire.org/ – “Founded in 2006, AASPIRE conducts action research focused on improving the lives of autistic adults. We use a Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach where autistic and non-autistic scientists and community members work together in all phases of the research process.”

Autism In Black: https://www.autisminblack.org/ – Maria Davis-Pierre founded Autism In Black, which “aims to provide support to Black parents who have a autistic child, through educational and advocacy services” and is “dedicated to bringing awareness to Autism and reducing the stigma in the black community.”

Autism Mosque: https://www.autismmosque.org/ – “Autism Mosque was started by Sara Mangera, living in England and mother of four. Two of whom are autistic. She wanted Mosques to do more to welcome and accommodate autistic people and generally increase the awareness and acceptance of autistic people within the Muslim community. United Nations figures show that 15% of the population live with disabilities. Sara believed that as Muslims we needed to do more to be inclusive of our disabled brothers and sisters.”

Autism Network International (ANI): https://www.autismnetworkinternational.org/ – ANI was one of the first “autistic-run self-help and advocacy organization for autistic people.”

Autismo Diario: https://autismodiario.com/ – “Bienvenidos a la web de Autismo Diario, aquí encontrarán toda la información relativa a autismo, investigación, genética, integración sensorial, conducta, inteligencia, educación y una larga lista de información sobre el autismo.”

Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN): https://autisticadvocacy.org/ – ASAN is a “nonprofit organization run by and for autistic people.”

Autistic Women and Non-Binary Network (AWN): https://awnnetwork.org/ – AWN’s mission “is to provide community, support, and resources for Autistic women, girls, transfeminine and transmasculine nonbinary people, trans people of all genders, Two Spirit people, and all others of marginalized genders.”

Color of Autism: https://thecolorofautism.org/ – “We are a Non-Profit 501(c)3 organization committed to educating and assisting African American families with Autistic children.”

Foundation for Divergent Minds (FDM): https://www.divergentminds.org/ – FDM is an autistic-run organization led by Oswin Latimer, Kassiane Asasumasu, Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, and Menelly Martin.

Jewish Autism Network: https://www.jewishautismnetwork.com/ – “We’re a Brooklyn-based couple on a mission to make our community a more comfortable place for Autistic individuals and their families. Together, we founded the Jewish Autism Network, a global shtetl where you can kvell and kvetch with people who get it!”

MUHSEN: https://muhsen.org/who-we-are/ – “MUHSEN acts as the leader in creating a better understanding of disabilities in Muslim communities and in helping build a future where those living with disabilities are not only accepted, but welcomed, valued, and empowered.”

Neurodivergent Therapist Directory: https://ndtherapists.com/ – Amelia Galier Slama created this directory in 2021 to “help connect neurodivergent clients with neurodivergent therapists.” The directory lists US and International therapists who identify as neurodivergent and offer affirming services.

Neuroclastic: https://neuroclastic.com/ – “We are a collective of Autistic people responsive to the evolving needs and trajectory of the Autistic community.”

NJ Autism Center of Excellence (NJACE): https://njace.us/ – NJACE offers professional training, research initiatives, and resources from a neurodiversity, inclusion, and strengths-based perspective.

PDA Society: https://www.pdasociety.org.uk/ – “PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) is widely understood to be a profile on the autism spectrum, involving the avoidance of everyday demands and the use of ‘social’ strategies as part of this avoidance.”

Perspectives Behavior LLC: https://perspectivesbehavior.com/home – Alexandra created Perspectives Behavior LLC not only to serve their local community members but to consult with wider audiences serving disabled populations to increase representation and ensure that the ideas behind, “nothing about us without us,” are centered in disability services.