There are an estimated 1 million autistic adults in California equaling that of the 1-million estimated veterans in the State. 96% of autistic adults are under- or unemployed.
Help bring medically necessary #communicationsupport to your state. Help advocate using this fact-sheet.
Autistic Communication Support – 5 year Outcome Report (2014-2019)link to Accessible PDF of the report
February 19, 2021 – @4:59:22 CA State Senate subcommittee 3 on health heard our public comment on #communicationsupport for #autistic adults. FULL 3 MINUTES ON THE RECORD with compliments.
Call to Action on Social Media
- Contact the Acces-VR State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) firstname.lastname@example.org and 518-474-2714 for the Commissioner’s office.
- Ask Diane Woodworth email@example.com to place our report on their March calendar with SRC public hearing. Requesting 90 minutes on the agenda with handout.
- Ask Deputy Commissioner Kevin Smith (518) 474-2714 firstname.lastname@example.org to meet with us to discuss our report with Acces-VR
- Contact your Assemblymember and ask them to co-sponsor the #communicationsupport program for this 2021-2022 budget year.
Email and ask them to prioritize #communicationsupport for #autistic #adults for this 2021-2025 budget!Subcommittee 3 on Health and Human ServicesSenator Susan Talamantes Eggman (Chair)Senator Melissa A. MelendezSenator Richard PanStanding Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review
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