The AUTISM SOCIETY OF INDIA,(ASI) a national association of parents, professionals and well wishers of persons with Autism was registered in Bangalore on the 16th May 2006 and the formal launch in Bangalore was held on Sunday 10th September 06.Ms. Poonam Natarajan, Chairperson, National Trust (for persons with Autism, Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Disabilities) was the Chief Guest.
The Autism Society of India is registered under the Karnataka Societies Act, Registration Number BLU-S160-2006-07, Dated 16-5-2006.
The aim of AUTISM SOCIETY OF INDIA, is to function as a NATIONAL body for concerted action on all matters relating to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families.
The objectives are aimed at improving the quality of life of individuals with ASD by securing for them all fundamental rights as enjoyed by all citizens under the Constitution of India. This includes provision of remedial, educational, training, employment, respite, residential, welfare and social security services, as well as legal rights and protection.