We the Spectrum

If you have autism or any disability, it’s important to know your rights. Depending on your guardianship, those rights may include voting.

Parents & Caregivers

If you’re a parent or caregiver of someone with autism or other disability, know this: depending on their guardianship, they may have the right to vote.

The Arc Voting Guide

Our collaborator, the Arc, has produced this comprehensive guide to help you learn more about voting. The Arc is the nation’s largest community-based organization advocating for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

DOWNLOAD THE ARC PLAIN LANGUAGE VOTING GUIDE:

English | Spanish

The Arc Voting Guide includes:

 

  • Who can vote
  • Where people can vote
  • How to register to vote
  • How to find out who and what you can vote on
  • How to learn about candidates and issues
  • How voting works on Election Day
  • What to do if your voting rights are violated
  • How you can help others vote
  • Other helpful resources around voting

Register your interest

Join the movement to help raise awareness about the voting rights of people with autism and other neurodiversities.

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Ballot-by-mail

Voting by mail can make the process more comfortable and accessible. Register to receive your ballot-by-mail here:

Vote-By-Mail

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