Autism Resources for Johnson County Residents

Johnson County Public Library offers support to families who have questions about autism. Below are resources that provide information about autism and support for individual needs.  

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Indiana Resource Center for Autism

  • Their work focuses on early detection and diagnosis, effective early childhood and school-age programs that utilize evidence-based practices, transition across grade levels and stages of life, post-secondary opportunities, community employment and living options, family support, and other activities improve quality of life.
  • It is helpful for families new to an autism diagnosis or with questions about autism, resources and research.

United Way of Johnson County Helpline

  • This helpline is a free and confidential information and referral service, assisting callers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Phone: 317-738-4636
  • Email: 

Autism Community Connection

  • Families in Johnson County created the ACC to help teens and young adults transition and successfully grow into adulthood.
  • By providing education, resources and community events, the ACC promotes understanding and acceptance of autism and aims to help everyone with autism feel valued, respected and included.

Gateway Services

  • Advocacy and direct services to individuals with disabilities.
  • Gateway Services bridges the gap by giving the needed support to individuals to allow for full community participation and opportunities.
  • Gateway Services is committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities who live in Johnson County, Indiana and surrounding counties.

Indiana Disability Resource FINDER

  • Explore the directory of services, programs and helpful articles for the disability community.
  • FINDER gives people living with disabilities 24/7 access to a comprehensive range of community resources designed to improve their quality of life.

The Arc Indiana

  • The Arc of Indiana is committed to helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities realize their goals of living, learning, working and fully participating in the community.

Indiana's Health Insurance Mandate for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)

  • In July 2001, House Enrollment Act 1122 went into effect as Indiana Code 27-8-14.2, mandating insurance coverage for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders for any accident or health insurance policy issued on a group basis (large or small).
  • Insurers selling individual policies must offer the option to include coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).