Two bipartisan pieces of legislation improving and streamlining Delaware's resources for students and adults with autism spectrum disorders were recently passed by the Senate.

Two bipartisan pieces of legislation improving and streamlining Delaware’s resources for students and adults with autism spectrum disorders were recently passed by the Senate.

Senate Bills 92 and 93, sponsored by Sens. Margaret Rose Henry, D-Wilmington, and Catherine Cloutier, R-Heatherbrooke, and Rep. Earl Jaques, D-Glasgow, provide for the expansion of support services for students, adults and families of individuals with ASDs.

Senate Bill 92 updates the Delaware Autism Program to make better use of local district and school programs and resources for students with ASDs. Senate Bill 93 establishes the Interagency Committee on Autism and the Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism.