The Autism Society of Virginia, DC and Maryland works locally to support families affected by autism. Visit their website, click here.
Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization that funds autism research and conducts family, government, and public awareness and outreach activities. Click here to visit the website.
Applied Behavior Analysis Resources
Click here to link to resources for Parents, Educators and Medical Professionals at the Association for Science in Autism Treatment.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) is a tremendous resource for Parents and Professionals in the Field. Click here to learn more.
Since 1974, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has been the primary membership organization for those interested in the philosophy, science, application and teaching of behavior analysis. To learn more visit ABAI here.
The Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis (MABA), and Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis (VABA) are affiliated chapters of ABAI
The Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis is a psychology journal that publishes research about applications of the experimental analysis of behavior to problems of social importance. Click here to learn more.
The Low Intensity Support Program (LISS) is designed to meet the needs of the individual or family who may be eligible for funding, granting up to $2000 for services and items to address their needs. Click here for more information.
The Autism Waiver through Medical Assistance allows eligible children with autism spectrum disorder to receive additional waiver services to support them in their home and community. Learn more by clicking here.
The Developmental Disabilities Association Administration (DDA) provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Access their website by clicking here.
Medicaid funded community based supports are offered to individuals with intellectual disabilities through Waiver Services. Click here to access the website detailing Virginia's waiver programs.
The Individual and Family Support Program (IFSP) is designed to assist individuals on the waiting list for the intellectual disability (ID) or developmental disability (DD) Medicaid waivers to access short-term resources, supports, and services that will help them remain in their own community homes. Learn more by clicking here.
The Virginia Comprehensive Services Act provides for the pooling of eight specific funding streams to provide high quality, child centered, family focused, cost effective, community-based services to high-risk youth and their families. Click here to learn more.