Able South Carolina
This consumer controlled, non-profit, non-residential Center for Independent Living serves counties in the Midlands and Upstate regions. There is information about local support groups on the Web site.
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
Autism Speaks
This is a national advocacy organization for autism. They work to raise funds for research, to raise public awareness, and offer support for people with autism and families of people with autism. On the site are descriptions of autism, advice on how to cope with it, information on how to get involved and become an activist, autism related events, and links to other autism related sites.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
(National Center for Education for Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University)
NCEMCH offers a selection of current, high-quality resources about ASD identification and intervention for health professionals, educators, researchers, policymakers, and families. This selection includes resources about biomedical research into the causes of ASD; resources that address the communication, education, and vocational challenges of autism; and resources about autism's impact on family life.
Autism Division
(South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs)
Handles South Carolina residents with autism and their families. Has offices in Columbia, Summerville, Spartanburg and Florence.
Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership (GRASP)
This organization serves as an informational clearinghouse and support group network for people with Asperger Syndrome. The Executive Director, 100% of the Advisory Board, and 50% of the Board of Directors of GRASP must be diagnosed with either Autism, Asperger Syndrome, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. It offers educational outreach, information for parents, resources, and links to other helpful Web sites.
South Carolina Autism Society
This is the web page for the South Carolina chapter of the Autism Society of America. There is information on autism, support groups, and their current projects. Select Links to view other useful resources.

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