Advocacy Organizations

Tell PETA to Stop Exploiting the Autistic Community (Got Autism Billboard)

By on October 6, 2008

Recently, the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) launched a new ad campaign entitled, "Got Autism?", misleadingly implying that the consumption of milk is associated with the cause of the autism spectrum. PETA is misinforming the public about autism and thus joining a long line of unscrupulous groups that have sought to try and spread fear about autism as a means of pushing their particular agendas.

ASAN Delivers Speech to Florida Autism Task Force

By on April 3, 2008

For International Autism Awareness Day, Ari Ne'eman delivered the following testimony to the Florida Autism Task-force.

Thank you for this opportunity to address the first meeting of the Florida Autism Task Force on today, the first World Autism Day. My name is Ari Ne'eman and I am here today in my capacity as the President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), a volunteer non-profit organization run by and for adults and youth on...

Autism advocacy group to file lawsuit against school district …

By on April 30, 2005

Kalamazoo County, April 29, 2005, 4:51 p.m.) An autism advocacy group announced Friday it will be filing a lawsuit against the Parchment School District in regards to the death of a student.

German Asperger Association launched

By on July 7, 2004

Finally, Germany too has its Asperger Association that was launched just recently. All infromation (in German) online at: http://

New Autism Charity to Test Treatment Claims

By on June 28, 2004 and the The Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK are reporting that a new charity today pledged to investigate the “exaggerated and misleading claims” of some of the hundreds of treatments available for people with autism.

The Autism Intervention Research Trust is to fund research into the effectiveness of interventions to find out which work, which do not and which are potentially hazardous. Read on for more.