World Autism Awareness Month

Join Us this World Autism Month!

This World Autism Month, it's time to light up with kindness! Learn about our commitment to a world where all people with autism can reach their full potential, and make your commitment to join us.

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Your gift gets us one step closer to our vision of a world where the 1 in 54 children and 1 in 45 adults with autism can reach their full potential.

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Your Dollars at Work: 2020 Highlights

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Developed an integrated employment system to support job seekers with autism, communities and employers
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Championed ABLE savings accounts for people with disabilities including autism, reaching $643 million in tax-advantaged funds in 41 states and District of Columbia
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Awarded nearly 800 individuals/families impacted by the pandemic with financial support through Autism Speaks Autism Cares Grants.

Learn more about our community and work underway to advance our mission.

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Owen M. | 24 years old
“There were negative times, I’m not going to lie,” says Susan. Despite those, she says, their son’s diagnosis made the family closer."
Read Owen M.'s Story
Meet Jason
Jason | 17 years old
My advice is don’t be ashamed of who you are. Never let anyone tell you no when it comes to you excelling and don’t quit.
Read Jason's Story
Meet Malachi
Malachi | 19 years old
At the end of the day, you are your child's best advocate. You might get pushback from family, friends, schools, but it doesn't matter. Stand firm, and advocate for the services your child needs.
Read Malachi's Story

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