GRASP’s Mission:
Our Mission at GRASP, the Global & Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, is to improve and enrich the quality of life of Autistic Teens and Adults and individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their Families through Community Advocacy & Outreach, Peer Supports, Education, and Information & Referral Services, at No Cost to Our Members.

GRASP’s Vision:
Our Vision at GRASP is to actualize and work toward a world where all Autistic Individuals and Individuals on the Autism Spectrum are Self-Determined, Respected, Valued, and Fairly Represented, where appropriate supports and services are readily available to those in need, where People on the Spectrum are Empowered to participate in personal decisions that affect their lives and to achieve their dreams.

GRASP’s Free Services for Members:
-Information and referral services internationally
-Regional GRASP Peer Support Groups (Face-to-Face) for Adults, Teens, Women, Families, Siblings, & Partners
-Safe & Moderated Online Community Spaces:
GRASP Monthly Online Chat Groups
• GRASP Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn


GRASP’s Board of Directors & Advisory Board
Darrius Fraiser
Emanuel Frowner
Xenia Kathy Grant
Brian Liston
Robert E Hedin
Perry Hoffman
Tom McAnaneny
Lars Perner, Ph.D.
Branden Plank
Chloe Rothschild
Jesse Saperstein
Stephen Shore, Ed.D.
Karl Wittig, P.E.


Communications & Outreach
Brian Liston
Jane Newman

Special Education & Programming
Lindsay Ryan, MEd, CAS, QMHP

Disability Advocacy
Mike Tripodi

Support Services
Nadya Gomez