Autism Europe is an international association whose main aim is to improve the rights and quality of life for people with autism and their families.
Autism Europe is a link between the more than 80 member associations of parents of children with autism from 30 European countries, including 20 EU member states.
Autism Europe plays a key role in raising the consciousness of people, influencing European decision-makers of all things related to autism, including the promotion of the rights of persons with autism and other disabilities including complex support needs.
In order to implement the goals and maximize its impact on the EU policy, Autism Europe has established strategic cooperation with European partners. Autism Europe has a place in the Vice-President European Disability Forum (EDF) . Autism Europe is also a member of the European Coalition for Community Living (ECCL) and the Platform of European Social NGOs.