Autism – State Information
These listings are examples of organizations across the state. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, and additional resources may be available in certain areas.
Kentucky Autism Training Center (KATC)
The mission if the Kentucky Autism Training Center is to strengthen our state’s systems of support for persons affected by autism by bridging research to practice and by providing training and resources to families and professionals. In 1966, the KY General Assembly established the KATC to serve as a statewide resource for families and educators. KATC is housed at the University of Louisville’s College of Education and Human Development. Besides having many resources and programming for parents and professionals, families can request a copy of “Kentucky’s Family Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders (2nd Edition)”. Additionally, to increase awareness of currently available resources, the KY Autism Training Center is gathering information about services to create a KY Autism Supports and Provider Services Directory.
Phone (502) 852-4631 or (800) 334-8635, ext. 852-4631.
Autism Society of the Bluegrass (ASBG)
The Autism Society of the Bluegrass is a resource and support group for families and professionals in the Central Kentucky area who are involved with autism. A chapter of the Autism Society of America and a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, ASBG provides education as well as scholarships for members to obtain continuing autism-related education.
Autism Society of Kentuckiana (ASK)
ASK is a non-profit organization serving Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana that provides support for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. ASK provides resources and education for families and individuals through monthly support meetings, workshops and social events.
Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Louisville
Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Louisville is a support organization that is very active in the community. Created for families, FEAT of Louisville is dedicated to easing the autism journey through ongoing support, education and programs.