for Educating Citizens with Autism (MECA) assists individuals with
autism in reaching their full potential as productive,
socially-connected, and personally-fulfilled individuals by
establishing appropriate educational in the least restrictive
environment possible, by raising the general public's awareness of
autism, by advocating for greater acceptance and support of individuals
with autism, and by facilitating opportunities for persons with autism
to participate more fully in their communities.
multi-media presentation developed by the Mission for Educating
Children with Autism was invaluable to me and the other Members of the
appropriations Committee to understanding the impact the suggested
changes would have on families living with this disorder"
-Senator Robert Thompson