Facts and FAQs
- Who is NAANT?
The National Autism Association of North Texas is a parent-run 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Founded in 2005, NAANT is local chapter parent-run advocacy organization and the leading voice on urgent issues related to severe autism, regressive autism, autism safety, autism abuse, and crisis prevention in our North Texas Community .
- How many members does NAA have?
Memberships range from 25,000 email subscribers to 1.6 million online members via Facebook and related social networking groups nationwide.
- What’s your mission?
The mission of the NAANT is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.
- What’s your Federal Tax ID number/Employer ID number?
20-0032380 group 5270
- What’s your corporate contact information?
2232 Cross Bend Rd. Plano, TX 75023
PO Box 261209 Plano, TX 75026
- What kind of research do you support?
While we believe genetic predispositions and susceptibilities play a role in the development of autism, the National Autism Association feels that environmental interactions play the larger role; therefore, our organization supports research that studies environmental triggers responsible for creating the tipping point in genetically susceptible children, as well as promising treatment options and issues relating to safety.
- Will you promote my product?
NAANT typically does not promote or endorse products that are unapproved by the board of directors. For safety-related products, NAANT does not promote any vendor in exchange for a commission..
- Can I hold a fundraiser for you?
For all fundraising questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- How do I get a grant for financial aid?
Please check our application for a grant in our Documents section.
- Can NAANT please provide legal council or legal assistance?
Because NAANT is a parent-run advocacy organization, we cannot provide legal counsel or services. We are also unable to offer funding for legal assistance. For special-needs law resources, visit yellowpagesforkids.com or wrightslaw.com
- Can someone from NAANT attend my IEP meeting?
To find a local advocate in your area, we recommend visiting yellowpagesforkids.com, wrightslaw.com or www.taalliance.org/ptidirectory
- What is NAA’s position on vaccinations?
NAA believes that every parent has the right to research and educate themselves about all medical products, including vaccinations. Informed consent is critical and each parent should have the freedom and information necessary to make the best decision for their child. NAA cannot make this decision for any parent, but we are happy to provide sources of information to anyone in need. We recommend visiting http://nvic.org.
- How do I donate?
To make a tax-deductible donation, click on our Donations page. THANK YOU!
- How can I learn more about your annual NAA conference?