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.
Autism Society of Northern Virginia (ASNV)
Offers several programs for adult autistics; some programs are open to autistic adults outside Northern Virginia.
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).
Association for Autistic Community (AAC)
AAC organizes Autspace, an annual retreat organized by and for autistics. Autspace is the successor to the former Autreat.