Topic: Brain Injury, Autism, Muscular Dystrophy, Developmental Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome
Source: First in Families

This organization helps families in which one family member has a developmental disability/delay or a traumatic brain injury. First in Families offers services that assist individuals to live and participate fully in their communities.

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Topic: Autism, Developmental Disabilities
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

The Autism Society of North Carolina provides supports to people with autism and their families. Some of their services include employment support, social recreation, and skill-building.

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Topic: Autism
Type: Website
Source: UNC School of Medicine

The TEACCH Autism program offers services for people throughout their lifespan, including social and employment services. They also offer clinical services, support for parents, and various trainings for service providers.

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Topic: Autism
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

This is an information line specifically designed for individuals in the autism community to connect with resources that can assist them. They may also be able to offer funding through a grant application for eligible individuals.

Phone number: 1-888-288-4762
Email address: [email protected]

Topic: Vision Impairment
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

Vision Center’s guide on common visual impairments.

Topic: Brain Injury
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

They help to educate, support and advocate for people with brain injuries throughout North Carolina. They also host various support groups throughout the state for people with brain injuries and their families.

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Topic: Autism
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

Autism Speaks supports and advocates for people with Autism and their families across many southern states, including North Carolina. Autism Speaks also works to fund research and increase awareness of Autism.

Topic: Brain Injury
Type: Website
Source: Alliance Health

This is a waiver program through Alliance Health that allows eligible individuals to receive community-based rehabilitation services to help them recover from their injury and remain as independent as possible.
Service Area: Durham, Wake, Cumberland, and Johnston Counties

Topic: Autism
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

This organization offers resources, advocacy, education, and other projects to support individuals with Autism. They also work to change society’s perception of Autistic individuals.

Topic: Autism
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

Offers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to people living with Autism. The goal of services through Easterseals is to focus on the strengths of the individual to help them reach their full potential in school, work, and community environments.

Find your local Easterseals office