Autistics and individuals on the Autism Spectrum, parents, professionals, and advocacy organizations, came together and identified areas that are key to an enriched and improved quality of life… … More GRASP’s 14th Annual Event- Conference Recap
GRASP is excited to announce new partnerships, changes to our online chat, and our upcoming conference! … More Exciting GRASP Announcements!
In the Spring of 2009, Jobpath came to Adaptations at the JCC and I made an appointment with a job coach named Katrina Roberts. I told her about my strengths, my interest and what type of work I wanted to do. I told her that I wanted to work doing data entry and work at a school. … More How I Got My Two Jobs, by Emanuel Frowner
My words are my words no matter how I say them. I have an all-around voice, a way to “just tell you” even when it’s hard. But sometimes, the hard is, well, hard, and I have to work through the tears and emotions. Honestly, this can still be difficult for me to do alone, but with a village, a team, I can do anything. … More All Communication Matters, by Chloe Rothschild
As another year comes to a close, we at GRASP proudly reflect on all of the positives that the year brought. At the beginning of the year, we were lucky to partner with SPARK in their pilot program and connect the largest amount of families from around the United States with the organization. … More Help Us Continue Our Mission
Please support GRASP this upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday by setting your AmazonSmile charity to the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership using this link, smile.amazon.com/ch/56-2406265 Then make sure to participate in #GivingTuesday by donating to GRASP at, https://www.nycharities.org/give/donate.aspx?cc=2223 Your generous contribution allows us to continue our mission to improve and enrich the lives of Autistic … More #GivingTuesday
I’m sitting on the stage among a panel of individuals with Autism moderated by Steve Silberman. As I sit, listen, answer questions, and take everything … More Fidgets: Not Toys, Tools, By Chloe Rothschild
I am often asked what it felt like to get an autism diagnosis at age 36. As an active Autism Advocate, writer, and public speaker, when I say often… … More Relief: Receiving an Autism Diagnosis as an Adult, By Becca Lory