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The Understanding Autism Organization____________________________________

A Charitable Social Service Provider to the Autism Community, founded in Oregon 1992


NPO Charitable Corporation Mailing Address:

THRESHOLD/The Understanding Autism Organization*
POB 4606
Salem, Oregon 97302

ATT: Dr. Sharone Lee, Executive Director

Physical addresses of our NPO offices on file with the states of Oregon and Washington are not listed online as points of contact for the public in order to protect the security and privacy of our organizational volunteers and field research participants with and without Autism.

(*Formerly THRESHOLD 1992-2012, still our DBA in Oregon for previous mission ID uses)


Alternative Autism Information & Social Media Resources Project / Portland, Oregon

Email: understandautism@icloud.net

Phone: 503-375-9462 (Since 1992)

We do not take calls or return voice mail messages without your caller ID and number visible. Otherwise, please use secure email above to request a call back appointment.

This number it's for 1) corporate business ops, 2) our online Autism info/media development project 3) our former Program and Training Grads (1992-2012) across the PNW (OR/WA/ID/CA) to reach our Alum Connect in Oregon to request any follow-up consultation, but no longer for 4) live LEAP Autism information support 24/7 by phone for the general public and the Autism community, because sadly, that activity is longer covered by NPO liability insurance policies.

It is best to email us to make phone appointments if you need assistance on any other matters. We are no longer taking new individual clients
due to our current mission workload to provide alternative Autism information and adaptive resources via social media. Our first web info goal is to list Autism information networks for new parents and novice providers. See our web links for information about our current charitable NPO activities and future Autism resource mission plans.


Model Site Development & Autism Materials Lab Research Project / Blaine, WA

Email: understandingautism@comcast.net

Phone: 360-543-3697 (Est. 2016)

Please this number is only for use by current model site development project participants.
Our project in Blaine is located in a private office not open for public visits until the new
site opens--scheduled for 2021. Please use our main mission mailing address in Oregon.


Our previous web based email sharone@understandingautism.org forwards emails to the two new eddresses above--please update your records so your communications reach us timely.