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.
Autism Society of America The Autism Society is a national organization that exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism, by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the autism disorders spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
(800) 328-8476, or (301) 657-0881
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.
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.
An organization run by and for autistic people. We promote the human rights of all autistic people with a dual focus on systemic and individual self-advocacy as informed by the neurodiversity paradigm.
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.
The mission if the Kentucky Autism Training Center is to strengthen our state╬ô├ç├ûs 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╬ô├ç├ûs College of Education and Human Development. Besides having many resources and programming for parents and professionals, families can request a copy of ╬ô├ç┬úKentucky╬ô├ç├ûs Family Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders (2nd Edition)”, or click link below to access online. 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.
The Kentucky Office of Autism coordinates statewide efforts to enhance the quality of life of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder and provides support to families and caregivers. The Kentucky Office of Autism also provides administrative support to the Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder.