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Autism Citizen is an advocate for the civil rights and liberties, and equal treatment in law for those on the Autism Spectrum.

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Our campaign to create awareness includes many noteworthy chefs and food celebrities. Join us today and become a Chef Ambassador for Autism.

Who We Are

Autism Citizen, Inc. is a trading name for Reform It Now, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charity. All donations are tax deductible. We are based in New Jersey.

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The Executive Director

About The Executive Director

Dr. Robert Angelone is an economist and co-founder of Autism Citizen, Inc. He is dedicated to the cause of autism acceptance and protection of the rights of those with ASD. He believes education is the key to improving life for those on the spectrum.

We’re The Tops!

Autism Citizen, Inc. has been awarded the 2017 Top Rated Nonprofit award by GreatNonprofits. We are honored by this prestigious award, and greatly thank all who have voted to help us achieve this status.

A Cause Identified

A couple, both working as professors at prestigious U.S. universities, have found that certain bacteria in the mother’s digestive tract can lead to having an autistic child. They have also found the exact brain location linked to autistic behaviors.

Protect Autistic Citizens from Harvey’s Wrath

Most autistic children, teens and adults react negatively from sudden, unexpected change. What could be more devastating to them than the loss of their home, pets, and normal way of life?

By | 2017-08-29T18:03:32+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Autism News, Care, Fundraising|0 Comments

What is a Meltdown

One of the most understood aspects of autism are the meltdowns experienced by those who live with the disorder. These are often confused by others as behavioral, rather than what they really are, releases of emotional overload.

Selective Mutism with Autism

Presently, many psychologist and psychiatrists accept the findings in DSM-V that Selective Mutism cannot be comorbid with autism. Others, however, do not concur with this, and routinely care for children and adults who experience long periods in which their ability to verbalize is either limited or non-existent.

Concussion and Autism: A Dangerous Mix

Years ago, boxers were thought to become "punch drunk" from too many blows to the head. Their condition became known in boxing and medical circles as dementia pugilistica. Today we know it as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative disease afflicting those who suffer multiple concussions.

By | 2017-06-09T01:34:33+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autism and Trauma

Medical studies of both autism and traumatic brain injury (TBI) have focused primarily on brain injury as a causal factor in the presence of autism in earliest childhood. Few studies have focused on the impact of trauma on autistic adults.