If you have a child affected by Autism, there is a terrific resource you may benefit from right here in Ventura County. It is the Autism Society of Ventura County — founded in 1994 by local parents, educators and professionals to help support newly-diagnosed families and develop needed local resources. First known as the Ventura County Autism Society (VCAS), the organization is a non-profit chapter of the Autism Society of America. The Autism Society publishes a Resource Guide on their website which allows you to search online for over 200 Ventura County Autism resources, including everything from community events and seminars to support groups. You may access the Resource Guide here.