Pursuing recognition, policy and solutions for the surging population of individuals, families and caregivers affected by severe forms of autism and related disorders.
The NCSA will:
Educate the public about severe autism and related disorders, and how they require special attention and services.
Provide a platform for think tanks and serious discourse addressing gaps in policy and services.
Educate policy makers about the impact of legislation and policy on our vulnerable, growing, and often overshadowed population.
Promote research into therapeutics for, neurobiology of, and causes of severe forms of autism and related disabilities.
Promote acceptance and awareness of individuals, families, and caregivers affected by severe forms of autism by giving voice to their realities and needs.
NCSA has adopted the following positions on pressing issues facing our community.