About Us

RaisingAustisticKids is a free, informational web site run by parents, for parents. It is not affiliated with any organization or service provider. RaisingAustisticKids does not endorse any provider, organization or treatment. Our goal is to provide information on autism spectrum disorders, teaching methods, special education, treatments, therapies, services, research, online resources, training workshops and conferences related to autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Asperger’s Disorder. We believe that an informed parent is best able to advocate for his or her child.

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  • RaisingAustisticKids is for informational use only and should not be used in lieu of, or to replace, the advice of health care and educational professionals.
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