Many of you may know April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day and the month of April as April Awareness … More World Autism Awareness or Acceptance?
Many young people on the autism spectrum have interests such as exploring the solar system or piloting the heavens in the latest, aerodynamic invention the human race had developed. … More Reaching for the Skies of Intrepid Autism Awesomeness by Jesse Saperstein
The following is a group of strategies that every disabled student has the right to use at a university, college, or trade school in classes and with professors; we have included examples of the reasonable accommodations for each strategy. … More College Accommodation Strategies
Diagnosis made a difference in my life. I finally knew why I was different. I am more able to make choices that are better for me. I don’t do things that I know will be harmful to my emotions. … More Interview with Jane Slocomb
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