2018 Advocacy Highlights

December 31, 2018

Through strategic partnerships and the support of the autism community, the Autism Speaks Advocacy Team pursues policy solutions for individuals across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan. This year, we worked to:

Increase global understanding and acceptance of autism.


Be a catalyst for life enhancing research breakthroughs.


Increase early childhood screening and timely interventions.


Improve outcomes for transition-age youth.


Ensure access to reliable information and services throughout the life span.


Many thanks to advocates like you who take action on behalf of the autism community!

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