Delancy Allred is the Policy Coordinator at the Autism Society of America. She has been with the Autism Society since 2018, where she started as a policy intern while finishing up her bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then served as a Teach for America special educator in Baltimore City Public Schools while obtaining her teaching certificate from Johns Hopkins University. She now joins Autism Society of America full time to aid in advancing federal and state policy. She also is working toward obtaining her Masters in Public Administration and Policy.