Autism Alliance of Michigan
is an organization focused on improving the quality of life for individuals diagnosed with autism. Their website contains a wealth of information related to autism, to include education, community awareness, government policy, volunteer opportunities and available resources.
Autism Society of Michigan
is an organization dedicated to providing resources and support for persons with autism spectrum disorder as well as contributing to their families and communities.
Autism Support of Kent County
is a non-profit organization that develops free monthly events for families affected by autism. They also provide funding to qualifying classroom teachers who instruct students with autism.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
offers a comprehensive list of Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network approved autism evaluation centers in Michigan. You must have a referral from your primary care physician in order to schedule an appointment for an evaluation. There is typically a 2-5 month wait for an appointment.
D.A. Blodgett for Children
links families to other resources in the area. Enhanced health care services and financial assistance may also be provided to families who qualify. They also are linked to the Big Brother Big Sister Program and link foster children to loving families.
Early On of Kent County (Part C services)
provide free in-home evaluations and home visits to qualifying families birth to three years in age. They also offer free workshops and opportunities to network with other families.
Easter Seals of Michigan
provides several services to families including: collaboration with schools, childcare, social/play groups, parent education, and home based interventions, ABA therapy, Speech and Occupational Therapy.