Appendix AHouse Resolution #89 Establishing the Task Force
SPONSOR: Rep. Oberle & Rep. Cathcart & Rep. Lofink
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
143rd GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 89
ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW SERVICE NEEDS FOR ADULTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM.
WHEREAS, a task force is needed to review service needs for adults on the autism spectrum who are not currently supported by any adult service agency.
BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the 143rd General Assembly of the State of Delaware that the Autism Adults Service Needs Task Force be created to review service needs for adults on the autism spectrum who are not currently supported by an adult service agency. The Task Force shall:
Clarify what the autism spectrum is and disabilities that it includes.
Estimate the number of individuals this may include based on State and Federal sources of information such as the autism registry, statewide educational and adult service statistics and various Center for Disease Control (CDC) Federal epidemiological studies.
Identify currently existing (public and private) services and their limitations in supporting this population.
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