President/CEO: Scott Badesch
The Autism Society is a national charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and the professionals who work with them by providing current, reliable information about autism, the various options, approaches, and available
services. It provides toll-free phone support and a free online Information and Referral database (Autism Source) with information about local, state, and national programs and services. The Autism Society’s nationwide network of chapters is designed to provide information and support for
families in their local area. The Autism Society advocates at the local, state, and national levels to improve public policy, increase awareness, and promote research that leads to applied best practices to improve the quality of life for those living with autism throughout the life span.