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This section will help to understand individual rights. There are government support opportunities, future planning, and organizations to help families in the processes. Federal and state laws have also been put in place to ensure rights for individuals and families within the school and other systems.

What is Self-Advocacy?

Self-advocacy is a form of advocacy in which individuals are empowered and informed to represent themselves in a number of settings. Self-Advocates of Indiana is one notable group dedicated to encouraging and helping individuals with disabilities, including ASD, to make their voices heard.

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What Legal Rights do Individuals with ASD and their Families Have?

Individuals with ASD and their families have a number of rights that are protected by federal and state legislation. For more information on these protections, visit the Federal Mandates & Guidelines and State Mandates & Guidelines pages.

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