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Estrategia Española en Trastornos del Espectro del Autismo (TEA) (The Spanish Strategy on Autism Spectrum Disorders)

Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales, e Igualidad Country Resources Autism Spectrum Disorder Spain 6 November 2015 Policy document human rights, strategy

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La Estrategia Española en Trastornos del Espectro del Autismo (TEA) persigue la mejora de la calidad de vida en diversos ámbitos, sobre todo en Educación y Empleo, de las personas afectadas por este tipo de trastornos y sus familias.Es la primera vez que se aborda la problemática a la que se enfrentan las personas con TEA y sus familias a nivel estatal y se ha hecho a propuesta del Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad, en colaboración con las entidades del tercer sector, que han participado activamente en su elaboración, así como del resto de ministerios y de las Comunidades Autónomas. El documento plantea 15 líneas estratégicas que, en el plazo de un año, han de reflejarse en un Plan de Acción donde se establecerán las medidas y acciones concretas. Los objetivos principales incluyen proteger el derecho de las personas con TEA a la vida independiente, la autonomía, la igualdad y la accesibilidad. El documento construye un marco de referencia en la definición de acciones estatales, autonómicas y locales para contribuir a ofrecer en todos los territorios una orientación común.

The Spanish Strategy on Autism Spectrum Disorders aims to improve the quality of life in various areas, especially in education and employment of people affected by these disorders and their families. The strategy builds a frame of reference in the definition of state, regional and local actions to help provide in all territories a common orientation. The main objectives include protecting the rights of people living with autism spectrum disorder to independent living, autonomy, equality and accessibility. Additional strategies are related to health and health car and promoting integrated care processes, with special attention to: improving associations and the access of people to community resources; the training of professionals and justice and empowerment of rights, and promoting the protection of their rights in judicial proceedings and in situations of abuse and violence.

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