Improving the lives of people with autism through the power of the law.
We serve health care providers and associations seeking legal consultation for issues related to autism services and insurance.
We provide basic, intensive, and advanced legal training on a variety of legal issues related to autism health insurance law and reform. We also provide solutions customized to your company.
We make resources easily accessible to assist people with autism in accessing healthcare treatment, education, employment, and community life.
October 13-14, 2023
The premier event in the autism legal community each year is the Autism Law Summit. Held in the fall, the Autism Law Summit is a national gathering of autism parents, service providers, self-advocates, researchers, lawyers, legislators, lobbyists, and other stakeholders who are interested in improving autism law and policy.Learn More
The ALRC offers a variety and courses and webinars to BCBA's and other professionals on navigating the complex and ever-changing ABA insurance space.
“We are trying to grow a level of sophistication, deep understanding, and people who are really savvy at conversing about these areas to make real change.”
Dan Unumb Attorney & Founder
Autism Legal Resource Center
May 12, 2023Department of Justice Files Statement of Interest about Americans with Disabilities Act’s Application to Law Enforcement Responses to People Experiencing Behavioral Health Disability-Related Crises
On May 12, 2023, the Department of Justice filed a Statement of Interest in Lou v. Lopinto, a private lawsuit against the Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, and several Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies (defendants). The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana by the parents of a sixteen-year-old with autism who died while the defendants were responding to the child’s disability-related acute sensory episode, or “outburst."...
May 02, 2022Justice Department Secures Agreement to Provide Community-Based Services to Children with Disabilities in Rhode Island
“Under the agreement reached today, Rhode Island will modify its policies so that children with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as autism will receive... ...
February 04, 2022MHPAEA Report to Congress: Realizing Parity, Reducing Stigma, and Raising Awareness
DOL, along with the Department of HHS and Treasury, issued its 2022 MHPAEA Report to Congress: Realizing Parity, Reducing Stigma, and Raising Awareness. ...