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Spirit

Existing autism organisations focus mostly on caregivers and autistic children; their support for adults tend to be targeted at autistics with higher support needs. Pan-disability organisations tend to focus on simple visible disabilities (e.g. physical, sensory) rather than complex invisible disabilities (e.g. autism, psychiatric). There is a need for a dedicated organisation to fill in...

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Principles

Self-sustainable: We are here to stay. We aim for self-reliance so we can always continue our core work no matter the external environment. Rather than rely on external parties that can withdraw funding at any time, we aim for financial security that allows us to operate independently. Wholesome: We look beyond just technical competencies and...

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Budget

We will start a crowd-funding campaign as a test to see if Singapore is ready for such an organisation. When we hit one year's budget, we start the organisation. If this campaign cannot attract enough funds within a year, we refund the cash and wait for a better opportunity in the future. For the initial...

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Membership

Do note that a non-refundable $100 application fee will be charged; this is a honorarium for volunteers to vet new members.   Individual Membership: $25/month Autistics and NeuroDivergent (ND) people, this is a cool and safe place where you can make friends, vent about your frustrations and get helpful advice. If you are too broke...

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Constitution

Note: This is a draft constitution for brainstorming only. NDCA does not exist yet.   INTERPRETATION In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires, "Board of Management" or "Board" means the Board of Management constituted under Clause 10 of these Rules. "President" means the President of the NeuroDivergent Community Alliance (NDCA). "Vice President" means the...

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