Sunday, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day. Here's a list of autism resources in the Charlotte area:

Autism Charlotte

A local non-profit foundation dedicated to addressing the needs of families in our community dealing with autism through inclusion-based programs.

Autism Society of North Carolina

An organization that works to address area of need and expand services for the autism community in North Carolina. The organization works to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism through advocacy, training and education, and direct services.

The Charlotte TEACCH Center

The TEACCH Charlotte Center serves individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Services include diagnostic evaluations, treatment planning and implementation, education, consultation, supported employment assistance, training opportunities and research.

Autism Services of Mecklenburg County

ASMC is a private, non-profit organization offering services for residents of North Carolina with autism, traumatic brain injuries and other developmental disabilities.