Find links for websites and organizations related to the subject of autism
below. The filmmakers and the funders of A BEAUTIFUL SON do not endorse any of the listings; they are provided for research and exploration purposes only.

This advocacy organization, formed by parents in support of children with neurodevelopmental and communication disorders, is dedicated to advancing public policy issues in relation to health affects believed to be caused by mercury in vaccines.

Autism One
Non-profit focused on education, advocacy and fundraising, Autism One hosts conferences and outreach initiatives and raises funds to study environmental links to autism, vaccine efficacy and the establishment of medical markers for early diagnosis.

Autism Research Institute (ARI)
ARI formerly Defeat Autism Now! Is dedicated to the exploration, evaluation and dissemination of scientifically documented biomedical interventions for individuals within the autism spectrum, through the collaborative efforts of clinicians, researchers and parents.

Autism Society of America
Autism Society of America (ASA) is a leading voice and resource for education, advocacy, services, research and support for the Autism community.

Autism Speaks
Dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism, raising public awareness and bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder.

Autism Treatment Network
ATN's mission is to create a "gold standard" of medical treatment that will be made broadly available to physicians, researchers, parents, policy makers and others dedicated to enhancing the care of individuals with autism.

The Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs (CoMeD) is dedicated to reducing mercury levels in all drugs and reducing exposure risks, for pregnant women, infants, children, adolescents and adults.

F.A.I.R. Autism Media
The Foundation for Autism Information & Research works to inform the medical community and public about the latest advances in research and biomedical and behavioral therapies for autism spectrum disorders.

Generation Rescue
Formed and led by parents of children who have been diagnosed with childhood neurological disorders, Generation Rescue’s research shows that these disorders are environmental illnesses and can be treated through biomedical intervention. 

Healthy Child
Healthy Child's mission is to inform parents and all those concerned with the welfare of children about preventable health and development problems caused by exposures to toxic substances in homes, schools and communities, and to encourage the public to take action to protect children against toxic threats.

Learning & Developmental Disabilities Evaluation & Rehabilitation Services (LADDERS) was created by The Autism Research Foundation to disseminate information on the most recent work being conducted in the field of autism research.

MIND institute
The University of California Davis M.I.N.D. Institute is an international, multidisciplinary research organization striving to understand the causes and develop better treatments and ultimately cures for neurodevelopmental disorders.

Moms Against Mercury
MAM is “dedicated to advocating for safer and mercury-free vaccines and helping to educate parents by raising awareness of the mercury and the other dangerous ingredients in our vaccines.”

National Autism Association
This advocacy group works to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorders, supporting the belief that environmental toxins are causative factors and autism is biomedically definable and treatable.

National Vaccine Information Center
The oldest and largest consumer organization advocating the institution of vaccine safety and informed consent protections in the mass vaccination system, NVIC is dedicated to the prevention of vaccine injuries.

SafeMinds (Sensible Action or Ending Mercury-Induced Neurological Disorders) was founded to investigate and raise awareness of the risks to infants and children of exposure to mercury from medical products, including thimerosal in vaccines and supports research on their potential harmful effects.

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)
Provides resources and support to families affected by autism by connecting families with professionals and helping to strengthen the autism community by encouraging them to share stories and information.

Unlocking Autism
Unlocking Autism increases awareness about the issues nationally, educates parents about legislation, treatments and therapies, and works to increase society's ability to work with and understand people with autism.