Combating Autism Act: Public Law 109-416 (12/19/06).
Autism Advocacy Organizations
Austim Speaks Webpage-Largest autism advocacy organization in the US, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Webpage-Albany University affiliated resource center that brings research and practice together in community settings. CARD Albany provides evidence-based training and support to families and free professional development and parent seminars.