Providing accessible and relevant information that supports stakeholder ability to make informed choices.

  • Maintaining an authoritative body of autism information and knowledge.
  • Supporting proactive community outreach and education.


Proactively informing, influencing, guiding and developing public policy at the federal, state and local levels in collaboration with the greater disability community.

  • Advocating for multi-disciplined approaches to autism research.
  • Advocating for inclusion, participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.


Encouraging and fostering a strong grassroots network that is an integral part of a larger community.

  • Creating local connections.


Translating research results into applied practice in everyday lives

  • Identifying and promoting research that will improve the lives of people on the autism spectrum and their families.