We create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully.
Creating a world where everyone in the Autism community is connected to the support they need, when they need it.
where the value and self-determination of every individual is upheld
where everyone with Autism achieves the highest possible quality of life
where every person is integrated into society without barriers or exceptions in a collaborate environment
where everyone is respected for their unique and individual differences
where we conduct ourselves with honor, truth, and respect in our thoughts, words and actions
Because the experience of Autism is not one thing. Because it is many things. And because the connection between those experiences is you.
Because we see you. The way you think. The dreams you hold. The talents you bring. Because you can't be categorized into neat little diagnostic boxes. Because you break the mold.
Because sometimes you're quiet. Because sometimes you need help reaching for where you belong. Because sometimes what happens is not always right or fair or just. Because there are keys to every door that looks locked.
Because no matter how you were born, the person you are is infinite--and you are the only you there is.
Because Autism is not going away, neither are we.
The Autism Society.
The connection is you.™
GOALS AND AREAS OF SERVICE
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Improving connections between those with Autism and their families, and the community. This is accomplished through social events, family connection groups, and improving awareness and acceptance throughout the community. We also work to improve individuals' and families' awareness of area resources.
We work with area groups and lawmakers in order to advocate for, or propose legislation that supports improved quality of life for those impacted by Autism.
INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
Focused on providing free or low cost information resources for individuals with Autism and their families, as well as informational/training resources for educators and other community members about Autism