Nevada Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)


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Aging and Disability Services Division
Carson City Administrative Office
(775) 687-4210

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The Nevada Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders was created through Executive Order by Governor Jim Gibbons on November 19, 2008, to continue the work of the Nevada Autism Task Force. The Commission is comprised of five members appointed by the Governor and makes biannual reports to the Governor by June 30 and December 31 of each year.  The current Executive Order was signed on October 9, 2015.

    Vision Statement

    All Nevadans living with Autism Spectrum Disorder will achieve optimal outcomes to reach their full potential.

      Mission Statement

      To provide leadership, oversight and legislative advocacy in support of Nevadans living with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

        Guiding Principles

        • Community Support 
        • Equal Access 
        • Empowerment 
        • Early Intervention 
        • Self-Determination 
        • Applied Behavior Analysis 
        • Workforce 
        • Evidence-Based Practices 
        • System of Care 
        • Person-Centered Framework  

        Please see the Five-Year Strategic Plan under Reports for full descriptions.

          Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)