Call to Action
The U.S. Senate will soon be considering the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD). By ratifying the CPRD, the United States can work to help other countries adopt strong policies protecting the rights of people with disabilities, similar to our own Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please contact your Senators and ask them to support ratification. Click here for more information on the CRPD and contacting your Senator
In May 2012 the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication announced the formation of a committee to advise their Board on the formulation of a FC Position Statement. The committee members were not revealed and the very strict requirements given for studies or other information which the committee will accept give the AutCom Board great concern. Follow these links to read more:
Welcome to the web page of Autism National Committee
(AUTCOM)! This is the only autism advocacy organization
dedicated to "Social Justice for All Citizens with Autism"
through a shared vision and a commitment to positive
approaches. Our organization was founded in 1990 to
protect and advance the human rights and civil rights of all
persons with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and related differences of
communication and behavior.
Position papers and articles about autism - sensory processing, movement, relationships, IQ, early intervention, inclusive education and much more...