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The Autism Society of America (ASA) has been improving the lives of all affected by autism for over 50 years and envisions a world where individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued. They provide advocacy, education, information and referral, support, and community at national, state and local levels through their strong nationwide network of Affiliates.
Their website includes general information about autism, living with autism, ways to get involved, resources related to public policy and more.
Designed for individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, friends and concerned professionals. This series includes guides on:
The Autism Society Addresses Needs of Crime Victims with Autism – As part of its Crime Victims with Autism Assistance, Education, and Training Program, a project funded by the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, the Autism Society has created a series of fact sheets and brochures to assist crime victim assistance professionals, families, and individuals with autism. A 2007 Autism Society survey of individuals with autism and their families revealed that 35% of individuals with autism have been the victim of a crime and the Autism Society is taking steps to help communities and professionals provide crime victim assistance.
This resource created by Autism Society of America