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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Autism, Disabilities, Health

Mission: Our mission has its single focus - autism. We provide up-to-date information to parents concerning the nature of this affliction, coping with and assisting the autistic child and reserach into the cause(s) and potential cures of autism. We do this through our annual international conference, through our website, social network, internet radio station, and magazine.

Programs: Autismone: the cutting-edge autism conferencetm, the twelfth chicago event, was held may 21-25, 2014, at the intercontinental chicago o'hare hotel in rosemont illinois. Recent research and intervention innovations were presented by speakers. Educational therapies for individuals with autism spectrum disorders were presented. Healthful dietary and nutrition information was available. A continuing medical education program was available for physicians. The conference spanned five days and offered over a hundred speakers and presentations, with two keynote addresses. The one in two program continued development and launched, with education for parents-to-be, parents, and professionals about good preconception health measures, good prenatal health, and pollutants and other items in the environment that can be avoided to maintain good health.

autismone co-hosted a "day of top-ten take-aways" conference on august 29, 2014, at the sheraton universal hotel in universal city, california, wherein approximately twenty speakers presented information about autism-related education, health, and advocacy issues suitable for parents, professionals, and the general public.

autismone radio and online media provided education through live and prerecorded events and interviews, as well as educational information being provided via the autismone website.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

Exploits parents of autistic children and their fears by promoting quack "cures", some of which are dangerous like bleach enemas.

Review from Guidestar

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

They do a great job - thank you for all your work, we really appreciate it!

Sarah S.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Autism International organizes the annual AutismOne conference in Chicago IL, during the week prior to Memorial Day. It is the most comprehensive autism conference hands down. It has sessions on every topic to help families from OT strategies, to special ed law sessions, to the newest research in the autism world.
The conference goes so far beyond a typical conference offering childcare provided by renowned therapy designers at the Autism Treatment Center of America, to free pampering sessions at their spa night, to an amazing gala dinner.
The exhibitors and presenters are top notch, they stream the sessions online for free and the conference is organized by volunteers, so operates on a tiny tiny budget when compared to massive national organizations spending millions on just marketing.
AutismOne this year was free to attend. This is exactly what a non-profit should be about, providing maximum benefit to the community and families with minimal running costs. They are an amazing organization, started by parents, for parents.