About

Improve the lives of all affected by autism

The Autism Society is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support. We are committed to meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. We accomplish our ongoing mission through close collaboration with a successful network of chapters, members and supporters.

Our Guiding Principles
ASA’s efforts are focused on meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

ASA promotes individual, parental and guardian choice to assure that people on the autism spectrum are treated with dignity and respect.

ASA proactively informs, influences, guides and develops public policy at the federal, state and local level, including setting agendas for policy makers and legislators, for the benefit of the autism community.

ASA is the respected voice of the autism community and the primary source for information by providing timely, frequent, relevant and professional communications.

ASA works to ensure that every chapter is a successful chapter, sustained by a collaborative relationship between the national office and chapters to realize mutual benefit and to protect the interests of both.

ASA advocates for multi-disciplined approaches to autism research focused on improving the quality of life for individuals across the autism spectrum and their families.

ASA works to ensure financial self-sufficiency and growth for all ASA operating units and integrated operations across all levels of ASA.

1. ASA’s efforts are focused on meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their f

2. ASA promotes individual, parental and guardian choice to assure that people on the autism spectrum are treated with dignity and respect.

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Autism Society of America
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (EIN: 52-1020149)