The Autism Commission was established by Legislative Resolve and approved by Governor Patrick on April 22, 2010. It was charged to make an investigation and study relative to individuals with autistic spectrum disorders, which shall include, but not be limited to Asperger's syndrome, high functioning autism and pervasive development disorder and to investigate and study the range of services and supports necessary for individuals to achieve their full potential across their lifespan. The Commission consists of 31 members appointed by the Governor.

Contact Information:

Autism Commission
c/o Faith Behum
Disability Policy Specialist/Staff to the Autism Commission
MA Developmental Disabilities Council
1150 Hancock Street, Third Floor, Suite 300
Quincy, MA 02169

617-770-7676 ext. 107
617-770-1987 (Fax)

faith.behum@state.ma.us



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