Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
The most prominent national organization by and for autistics. Has a network of support groups around the United States and abroad and offers many helpful resources for autistics. Headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Another national organization by and for autistics that has a nationwide network of support groups. Headquartered in New York.
Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) – formerly the Asperger’s Association of New England
An organization of autistics, their family members, and professionals that offers many helpful services. Originally serving only New England, AANE is expanding its reach beyond that region. Headquartered in Watertown, MA (just outside Boston).
Adult Autism Spectrum Friends Meetup Group
Organized by and for autistics in metropolitan Washington, the Adult Autism Spectrum Friends primarily offers social activities.