AUTCOM

The first autism advocacy organization dedicated to

"Social Justice for All Autistics" through

a shared vision and a commitment

to positive approaches

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Welcome to the web page of Autism National Committee (AutCom). This is the first autism advocacy organization dedicated to "Social Justice for All Autistics" 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 and related differences of communication and behavior.   Read More

AutCom 2021 Conference Is Virtual!

The Autism Spectrum and Social Justice

Registration is now open and you are invited to attend!

October 15 & 16, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Eastern Time

REGISTRATION IS FREE
but is required in advance and subject to approval.

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Online research opportunity for families with an autistic individual aged 12 – 18, both those who speak and those who don’t.
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Dan Bergmann on His Autism
Click here to view video (2 1/2 minutes)

Classified for years as "intellectually disabled," a young man's education, and later success, took a dramatic turn thanks to one teacher's thoughtful instruction. Harvard Extension School graduate Dan Bergmann tells of his journey.

How Safe Is The Schoolhouse?

A Summary and Analysis of State Restraint and Seclusion Laws and Policies

Updated July 1, 2019

Updated Oct 11, 2021