The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is proud to be the only autism non-profit to be awarded the coveted 'Four Star Award" by Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management. ARI is even prouder of its unique track record in funding research projects which have made a real difference in discovering the true causes of autism, and developing effective treatments that bring about recovery from autism.
ARI-funded research has dispelled the conventional belief that autism is always an untreatable lifelong disability. ARI funds research intended to bring results, and not to demonstrate "political correctness." ARI funds research on controversial topics, including the role of environmental toxins and thimerosal in vaccines causing the autism epidemic -- topics ignored and avoided by the larger, mainstream organizations. Thousands of parents and physicians worldwide credit ARI with bringing recovery or near-recovery to autistic patients.