The ASMS efforts are focused in meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the spectrum and their families.
The ASMS promotes individual, parental and guarding choice to assure that people on the spectrum are treated with dignity and respect.
The Autism Society proactively informs, influences, guides and supports legislation that will improve the lives of all affected by atuism.
The ASMS is a respected voice of the autism community and the primary source of information by providing timely, frequent, revelant, and professional communication.
The ASMS works to ensure that every member is successful with support group meetings and community outings
The ASMS advocated for multi-disciplined approaches to autism research focoused on improving the quality of life for individuals accross the autism spectrum and their families
The ASMS works to enfure financial self-sufficiency and growth to enable us to continue to help all those affected by Autism.
The growing membership base of the ASMS encompasses a broad, diverse group of parents, family members and professional. Recognizing and respecting the diverse range of options, needs and desires of this group, the ASMS embraces an overall philosophy that chooses to empower individuals with autism and their parents or caregivers to make choices best suited to the needs of the person with autism. Providing information and education to help in decision-making are more highly regarded at the ASMS than is advocating for one particular theory or philosophy.