Our Mission and Vision

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Mission Statement

To provide exceptional, compassionate care to families so that each individual with autism will realize his or her fullest potential and to expand our impact through education, innovative research, and public policy.


Our Vision

For each person on the autism spectrum to reach his or her full potential, living a life of meaning, purpose, and dignity.

Our Values

  • Coordinated, compassionate care
  • Continuity of care throughout the lifespan
  • Building capacity through training
  • Research that improves lives
  • Community partnerships
Duke Autism Mission and Vision