Committed to access to justice for Pennsylvanians with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along with the Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce an upcoming virtual forum — Autism and the Courts — a Regional Discussion aimed at learning about court experiences from individuals with an ASD. An informational flyer can be accessed here.
Spearheaded by Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty on behalf of the Court and Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations Director Regina Wall, the virtual roundtable for the Northeast Region will be held on April 27, 2021. In addition, as part of this effort, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the courts have added information and resources for families supporting an individual with autism on the Pennsylvania Courts frequently asked questions web page.
Join Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty along with DHS and representatives from the judiciary, law enforcement, healthcare, social work, and advocacy communities and those living with and/or supporting someone with ASD for a virtual roundtable on challenges faced by individuals with autism as they seek access to justice. Click Here to Register!