February Resources: Screening & Diagnosis for BIPOC Communities and Black History Month | Autism Society

February Resources: Screening & Diagnosis for BIPOC Communities and Black History Month | Autism Society

This February, we highlight screenings and diagnoses for BIPOC communities, Black History Month, and global inequities in screening, diagnosis, and care. Our public policy resources include a new texting option for Action Alerts, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ new drop-in article for people who lost Medicaid, and the Disability Policy Seminar on April 8th-10th in Washington, D.C.

Screening and Diagnosis for BIPOC Communities

Black History Month: Autism & Race

Addressing Global Inequities in Screenings, Diagnosis, and Care

Vaccine Education Initiative (VEI) Resources

Autism Society’s Resources

Public Policy Resources

  • Exciting News! You can now text AUTISM to 50457 for public policy Action Alerts.
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a new “drop-in article” in English and Spanish for people who lost Medicaid or CHIP and provide them with resources and tips to navigate.
  • The Disability Policy Seminar is taking place April 8th-10th in Washington, D.C. During this seminar, you will learn more about Disability Policy and meet advocates and experts across the country. Click here for more information.


Interested in partnering with the Autism Society with our Vaccine Education Initiative program? Contact us at vei@autism-society.org for more information.

The Autism Society’s National Helpline is here to support you and provide you with the resources you need. Our Information & Referral Specialists are available Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Eastern Time) at 800-3-AUTISM (800-328-8476) or info@autism-society.org.

The Autism Society’s mission is to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. As the nation’s oldest leading grassroots Autism organization, the Autism Society and its 70+ local affiliates serve over half a million members of the Autism community each year. It envisions a world where everyone in the Autism community is connected to the support they need, when they need it – including education, advocacy efforts, and supports and services throughout the lifespan. If you found this article helpful, please consider supporting our efforts through a donation, every bit helps. Donate here!

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