Mission & Vision
The Autism Society of Wisconsin is an affiliate of the Autism Society of America. As part of a national network, our mission, vision and outcomes model align with the national model.
To improve the lives of all affected by autism.
The Autism Society envisions individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.
Quality of Life Indicators
People with autism should have the opportunity to participate in school to their fullest capability and learn in an environment and manner that enables them to succeed
Autonomy and Self Sufficiency
People with autism have the right to make their own decisions
People with autism should be able to express themselves and interact with others in a meaningful way
People with autism should be able to afford the things and services they need
Health and Well Being
People with autism should feel and be well physically and have access to the services they need to stay healthy
People with autism should be welcomed to participate actively in their schools, workplaces and communities
People with autism have the right to lead their own lives, and they should also have support if they need help caring for themselves
Meaningful Employment with Fair Wages
People with autism should have the opportunity to do work that contributes to their communities, and should receive compensation befitting their positions
Pursuit of Dreams
People with autism should feel empowered to achieve their aspirations!
Recreation and Leisure
People with autism should be able to pursue their interests and spend their free time in a meaningful way
Respect and Dignity
People with autism should feel respected by those around them
People with autism should feel secure and be able to get help from their communities, law enforcement and others as needed
Self Identity and Acceptance
People with autism should understand and appreciate themselves, and feel understood and valued by others
People with autism should have friends and supporters as well as ties to their communities
Subjective Well Being
People with autism should feel happy and enjoy life