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Autism Speaks Chapter Grants 2012

Autism Speaks is thrilled to announce the 2012 Chapter Grants Recipients. A total of $100,000 was awarded to 21 local organizations to fund programs for individuals with autism in the areas of Education, Recreation and Community Activities, and Young Adult and Adult Services.

Click the links below to learn more about each of these exciting programs! 

Southern California Chapter

Learning Rights Law Center's School Access Program for Children with Autism
Learning Rights Law Center
Los Angeles, CA

Healthy Relationships & Sexuality
McRory Behavioral & Family Support Services, Inc.
Encino, CA

Van Nuys, CA

'Teens-to-Teens' Website and Facebook Project
Pasadena Child Development Associates, Inc.
Pasadena, CA

Autism Movement Therapy Training Workshop
Autism Movement Therapy, Inc.
Van Nuys, CA

Chicagoland Chapter

The Earlier, the Better: Ensuring Access to Early Intervention and Preschool Services for Children with Autism
Equip for Equality
Chicago, IL

The Family and Community Autism Resource Room - A Support for Parents and the Community in which they Live
Arlington Heights, IL

Recreational Program for Children with Autism from the Latino Community
Western DuPage Special Recreation Association Foundation
Carol Stream, IL

Red Kite By The Sea
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago, IL

Micro-enterprise, Vocational Training & Community Integration at HarrysButtons at Easter Seals
Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago
Tinley Park, IL

Connection of Friends – A Lifetime of Partnership. A Lifetime for Growth.
Connection of Friends
Wheaton, IL

South Florida Chapter

Chase Donoff Special Needs After School Program
YMCA of South Palm Beach County
Boca Raton, FL

Endless Strides
Good Hope Equestrian Training Center, Inc.
Miami, FL

Pediatric Psychology Associate's Surf Camp
Pediatric Psychology Associates
Miami, FL

Super Saturday
Mailman Segal Center at Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL

Project iCAN
Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism & Related Disorders
Boca Raton, FL

St. Louis Chapter

Beginning with the End in Mind
Roxana CUSD #1
Roxana, IL

School Based Social Skills Groups Pilot Project
St. Louis ARC
St. Louis, MO

MERS/Goodwill Autism Program
MERS Goodwill
St. Louis, MO

Occupational Therapy Equipment for Autism Programs at Saint Louis University
St. Louis University
St. Louis, MO

Adult Autism Resource Room
United Cerebral Palsy Heartland – Center for Autism
Maryville, IL