This year we focused on bringing the expertise and experience of Autistic adults to share with the community. The presenters’ topics were both timely and relevant and gave a glimpse into their lives through their employment, relationships, and passions. … More GRASP Conference Conclusions & Photos
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
Many autistic people enjoy the online world and find it a place for socialising and friendship as well as pleasurable activities such as gaming. Typed communication is easier for many of us as there is no need to try and figure out facial expressions or other non-verbal cues. However, life online can result in many difficulties for autistic people – and others. This article focuses on social media. … More Netiquette For Autistic Adults: Tips for Safe and Positive Experiences Online by Yenn Purkis
In 2016, Brian was recognized by GRASP with a certificate of achievement for his contributions to the Autism Community. Brian has recently published his first poetry anthology and we are proud to offer them to our community! … More “Through Autistic Eyes” by Brian J Liston
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!