No. 13/2002 International Association Autism-Europe (IAAE) v. France
The complaint, lodged on 27 July 2002, relates to Article 15 (the right of persons with disabilities), Article 17 (the right of children and young persons to social, legal and economic protection), and to Article E (non-discrimination) of the Revised European Social Charter. It is alleged insufficient educational provision for autistic persons constituting a violation of the above provisions.
The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 12 December 2002. A public hearing was held on 29 September 2003.
The European Committee of Social Rights concluded that there was a violation of Articles 15, 17 and E and transmitted its report containing its decision on the merits of the complaint to the Parties and to the Committee of Ministers on 7 November 2003.
The Committee of Ministers adopted Resolution ResChS(2004)1 on 10 March 2004.