Please join us for an evening in New York City to hear presentations from leading members of the Autism Community. Jesse Saperstein, renowned author and autism advocate, will be speaking about his experiences as the Media and Activities Liaison for the College Experience at the College of St Rose. Brian J Liston, poet, autism advocate, … More Announcing the speakers for GRASP’s 16th Annual Event
During the program, the teens will spend each day focused on a social skills topic. Certified Autism Specialist facilitators and peer mentors will teach the teens how to work as a team, engage in problem solving, and practice the skills in fun social activities. … More GRASP Summer Skills Program with HVAS
They will learn how to work as a team, engage in problem solving, and practice the skills in fun social activities. Additionally, the teens will be learning about nutrition and food preparation skills by preparing lunch daily. … More GRASP & HVAS Summer Skills Program
This was their 17th year of providing this opportunity for the Hudson Valley Autism community to come together. We were honored to participate in the event and host GRASP’s first soccer workshops for autism spectrum youth and adults. This enabled us to share GRASP’s mission and connect Autistics with a very fun and low pressure sport session. … More GRASP’s Annual Fundraiser!
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
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
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
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