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?
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
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
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!