Autism Empowerment (AE)

UPDATED: June 29, 2020

Autism Empowerment is devoted to enriching and empowering the lives of children, teens, adults and families in the Autism and Asperger communities. We are a positive autistic-led organization founded in Vancouver, WA with educational resources that reach nationwide. Everyone on our Board and in key leadership roles is either on the autism spectrum or has autistic family members. Our service, support, and educational training programs promote a culture of acceptance for all abilities.

We are also publisher of Spectrum Life Magazine, a nonprofit magazine written by and for the autistic and autism community. All current and back issues of our publication are available online at

  • Languages:
  • English
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P.O. Box 871676
Vancouver, WA 98687
United States



(360) 852-8369



Karen Krejcha

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

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