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
By popular request from fellow Autistic peers, we will be offering ADD/ADHD and sensory processing SPM-2 testing as additional measures in the assessment process. … More Now offering additional ADHD and Sensory Processing testing!
We are happy to announce new online chat groups beginning next month in June! … More GRASP New Online Chat Groups
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?
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
Featuring speakers on the autism spectrum. … More Announcing the speakers for GRASP’s 17th Annual Event
Within this blog post we’ve included resources for Autistics and disabled students transitioning to their communities and students transitioning to post-secondary education. … More Life After High School Graduation: Resources to transition to community living or post-secondary education
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