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
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?
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
Although Autistics and people with disabilities may feel that they don’t fit in to what society says Valentine’s Day is, it can be a chance to create a new, lasting sense of self-love and pride, and allow people the opportunity to be their true, authentic self. … More Valentine’s Day: The Greatest Love of All
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
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!
GRASP staff and volunteers will be providing accessible mini-soccer camps for Autistic individuals during the entire day to promote community inclusion! … More GRASP’s Annual Event – Autism Walk & Expo
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?
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