Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

State Information

State Legislation

WWW: Autism Legislation Database - This database from the National Conference of State Legislatures provides information about autism legislation introduced in the 50 states and the District of Columbia from the 2008 legislative session to present. It can be searched by state, topic, key word, year, status or primary sponsor. Topics covered include awareness, education, financing, health and human services, infrastructure, insurance, professional training, and screening.

State Profiles

State Examples

We are building this collection of links to examples of state resources related to ASD. If your state has similar resources, please contact Evelyn Shaw ( to add your materials to our list.

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