"The Connections Center was established in 1995 by clinical psychologists Steve Gutstein, Ph.D. and Rachelle Sheely, Ph.D. Located in Houston, Texas the clinic began as a multi-disciplinary private outpatient practice serving local children and families. In the past several years, The Connections Center has evolved into the home of the RDI Program© and now serves as a consultation and training center for professionals and families on an international scale. The Connections Center staff is comprised of certified RDI© consultants who provide training and certification in RDI Program© to professionals from around the world."
Foundation for Autism Research and Remediation or FARR
"FARR’s mission is to fund research efforts in the development or evaluation of treatments focused on improving the quality of life outcomes for people with autism."
"We are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals."
Autism Research Institute
"The Autism Research Institute (ARI), a non-profit organization, was established in 1967. For more than 40 years, ARI has devoted its work to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, on the triggers of autism and on methods of diagnosing and treating autism. We provide research-based information to parents and professionals around the world."
Autism Society of America
"ASA, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy."
Talk About Curing Autism
"Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) provides information, resources, and support to families affected by autism. For families who have just received the autism diagnosis, TACA aims to speed up the cycle time from the autism diagnosis to effective treatments."