Inclusion & Acceptance

Autism acceptance is not just a buzzword — it is an action. It means changing how society thinks about autism, respecting the rights and humanity of all autistic people, and aligning advocacy and research priorities with the priorities of the autistic community. ASAN works to make our society more accepting and inclusive for autistic people and all people with disabilities.


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ASAN Statement on Updated Autism Diagnosis Numbers

Today, the Centers for Disease Control released the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network report. This report estimates how many autistic 8-year-olds there are in certain areas of the country. The report shows that better recognition of autism and continued efforts to reduce racial and gender disparities have caused rates of diagnosis to continue…

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