We are excited to announce our new name as the Global and Regional Autism Spectrum Partnership! We have wanted to change our name since the DSM-5 was introduced, but were met with proverbial road blocks over the past 8 years. We are so glad to have a name which is inclusive and welcoming of all Autistics! Please join us in hand flapping and happy stimming as we enter this new era! … More New name and logo, plus Patreon
We are happy to announce new online chat groups beginning next month in June! … More GRASP New Online Chat Groups
With everything that we as a global community have endured since last year, we should all agree that awareness of Autistic and disabled people isn’t enough. We should be firmly entrenched in acceptance. … More It’s April again… Are we aware of it, or do we accept it?
As we close out this year, instead of sending a long email discussing everything we’ve done, we wanted to quickly highlight GRASP’s achievements in 2020 and thank you for your support! … More Good-bye 2020, and Happy New Year!
Happy Fall everyone! We hope you are staying safe and able to get the support you need during this time. We are delighted to be able offer the following free resources to GRASP members. … More GRASP Support and Chat Groups Update – Fall 2020
I began to walk forward and, before I had the chance to say that I was going to use the bathrooms to wash my hands, which is part of the county mandate, she said the dreaded words, “You have to prove it!” … More “You Have to Prove it!”: Aggressions Toward a Disabled Person Trying to Buy Groceries
We are excited to announce long time Autism Community member and self-advocate, Brian J. Liston, to GRASP’s Board of Directors as Board Outreach Coordinator. In 2016, Brian was recognized by GRASP with a certificate of achievement for his contributions to the Autism Community. He has recently published his first poetry book and we are proud to offer them to our community! … More “Through Autistic Eyes” Continues to Shine
Time management is a specific and important executive function that can bring structure, routine, and a sense of predictability to our days, weeks, and months even in a chaotic and stressful world. … More Under Stay-At-Home Orders?: How to Organize your Day during the Pandemic
As many organizations are cancelling much needed services and support without offering alternatives, we have decided to expand our free resources. … More Offering extra online chat groups & supports
As organizations in the Autism community and across the world are cancelling events and limiting services, we are concerned about the isolation of and the lack of assistance for Autistic and disabled adults. … More GRASP 17th Annual Conference Update