Autism Society of Middle Tennessee (ASMT), established in 1996, is the leading advocate and resource for the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) community in Middle Tennessee. Through education, advocacy, support, and resource management, ASMT fulfills its mission "to improve the lives of all Middle Tennesseans affected by autism spectrum disorders." This grant will fund portions of salaries for the ASMT Parent Representatives. 72 of 96 (75%) will self report having increased access to the health, educational, and community services they feel they need related to ASD after 2 months. 76 of 96 (79%) will self report feeling less isolated and more socially connected to the autism community after 2 months. 65 of 96 (67%) of parents will self report feeling more prepared to meet the needs of their child on the spectrum after 2 months. 60 of 96 (62%) will self report having implemented a plan (health, educational, or service-related) for an individual on the spectrum after 6 months.