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Believe in BETTER Lives

for All Affected by Autism

Our mission is to promote lifelong opportunities for people on the autism spectrum and their families, so they can be fully participating members of their communities.

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The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, New York is a not-for-profit organization that serves people living with autism in the Greater Capital District and their families. Our vision is a society where all individuals on the autism spectrum are fully participating members of our community.

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If you're looking for some autism-friendly virtual sports/athletics opportunities, check this out! ... See MoreSee Less

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In the 2020 election, there are over 35 million eligible voters who are people with disabilities. That is over 23% of the electorate. You have the power to make an impact with your vote!

Click here for more information on every presidential candidate's disability policy positions, initiatives, and priorities. www.aapd.com/advocacy/voting/presidential-elections-2020/
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Today we remember the victims and survivors of the attacks on September 11th, 2001 in New York City, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. Here is a list of some teaching resources that you can share at home: www.scholastic.com/teachers/collections/teaching-content/understanding-september-11/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Gig Works is just one of the programs that the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region provides to our communities. When you support the Hero Walk & Run for Autism as a participant, fundraiser, or sponsor, you're supporting local children and adults impacted by autism. Please consider becoming our hero and celebrate the 1 in 54 of our loved ones diagnosed with autism! www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=Vabm57_ldqg ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to our newest sponsor of the Hero Walk and Run, the Anderson Center for Autism! Located in Staatsburg, the Center provides day, residential, and afterschool children’s programs, as well as adult day habilitation and residential programs.

Learn More: www.andersoncenterforautism.org/
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Getting ready for the new school year? These questions will help you ensure your child's needs are met.

Click here for more education resources: www.autism-society.org/covid-education/

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If you have DMV-issued identification, you can register to vote online in New York State! Otherwise, you can visit your county board of elections, a voter registration center, or request an application form to be mailed to you.

Click here for more information: www.elections.ny.gov/VotingRegister.html
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Have you designed your Hero Walk team T-shirts yet? We love seeing everyone's creative designs each year! Create your own T-shirt for the Virtual Challenge to wear around your neighborhood and unite your team.

Download our Hero Walk & Run graphic file to add it to your shirt! www.asgcr.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/herowalkshadow@1920px.png
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Hero Walk & Run Photo Challenge #5: Did you know that ASGCR serves 14 counties in Upstate New York? Send us a picture of a unique landmark, view, or business in your county!

It's not too late to register for our Virtual Challenge! Choose your own distance and walk or run to reach your goal. Sign up here:http://www.asgcr.org/hero-walk-run/
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