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Ambassador A.K. Abdul Momen

Autism Speaks Applauds the Unanimous Passage of a New UN Resolution on Autism

December 13, 2012

On December 12, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously passed a new resolution calling on governments to take urgent action to improve access to long-term healthcare, education, training and intervention programs for persons with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), developmental disorders (DD), and associated disabilities, at local, national and international levels. The resolution was drafted and tabled by the Mission of Bangladesh with the support of Autism Speaks, and more than 70 co-sponsors.