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Causes: Health

Mission: Advancing futures for adults with autism (afaa) is a national consortium of organizations working together, led by the vision of individuals with autism and their families, to promote a collaborative spirit and develop both public and private sector support that improve the lives of adults living with autism. Afaa aims to: (1) create and drive public policy change that will support adults with autism to become fully participating members of their communities. (2) lead a national dialogue to increase awareness of the challenges and opportunities for adults with autism to lead full and meaningful lives. (3) be a portal of information on research, programs and services for adults with autism and their families. (4) act as a catalyst in developing strategies and coordinating efforts to improve the quality of services and supports for adults with autism and their families.

Programs: Be a portal of information on research, programs and services for adults with autism and their families.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 1

Autism Speaks does nothing but hurt autistic people. They fail to listen to actually autistic people about wants and needs and use money they raise to pay the executives ridiculous amounts of money.

Review from Guidestar

Pamela35

General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

Autism Speaks does nothing to help anyone with autism, except they are filling their own pockets.

Review from Guidestar