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
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!