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|American Psychological Association (APA)||Psychology Topics: Autism
APA is a scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members. APA's mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.
|American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)||Autism Resource Center
AACAP is a membership-based organization, composed of over 8,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other interested physicians. Its members actively research, evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing the health care needs of children and their families.
|National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)||Autism Spectrum Disorder
NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
|American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)||Council on Children with Disabilities: Autism
The AAP Council on Children with Disabilities (COCWD) is composed of nearly 500 AAP Fellows who care for or have an interest in children and youth with special health care needs. The COCWD is also the home of the Autism Subcommittee and is responsible for all autism initiatives at the Academy.
|National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)||Mental Health Conditions: Autism
NAMI is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.