The Autism Bill of Rights

  • 1. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to coordinated accurate & appropriate assessment and diagnosis services.

  • 2. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to adequate early intervention services.

  • 3. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to adequate and accurate medical support services.

  • 4. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to a free and appropriate public education.

  • 5. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to coordinated and appropriate treatment, programming and support services.

  • 6. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to adequate and supportive transition services.

  • 7. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to adequate support for competitive employment opportunities.

  • 8. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to adequate and sufficient supported living arrangements.

  • 9. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to the opportunity for full community inclusion.

  • 10. Persons living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have the right to insightful and aggressive futures planning.

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