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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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This is the impact that employment can have for individuals who have faced barriers to employment due to their disability. And this is why the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region created Gig Works to change the future for individuals with autism by helping with new approaches to employment. There will be 500,000 adults on the autism spectrum aging into adulthood over the next 10 years. Yet a whopping 85% of college grads affected by autism are unemployed, compared to the national unemployment rate of 4.5%. Where will they work? Right here in the Capital Region and all over NY!!! A big thank you to #gigworks #Thinkdifferentlyny #puzzlescafe #integrateautismemploymentadvisors #nysid #pineridgeindustries #employmentsupportprofessionals and many more who are determined to bring successful employment opportunities to our communities! #AutismWorks ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the last day of 2019, which means it's your last chance to contribute to our Annual Appeal - will you help us create more opportunities for our community in 2020?

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Today's the big game! Join us for some sensory-friendly basketball at Siena! Click here for tickets: ... See MoreSee Less

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We have two awesome basketball events coming up!

Click here to get your tickets for the Siena game:

Click here for tickets to the UAlbany game:
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Autism Friendly Cooking with Chef Michael <3 ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy first night of Hanukkah to all who celebrate! 🕯 ... See MoreSee Less

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Can't wait to see everyone at the Sienna Saints Sensory Friendly and Autism Awareness basketball game!!! Tickets are available through the link on our event page. ... See MoreSee Less

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FREE Self-Advocacy Training! From the New York Institute of Self Advocacy.

This training is designed for youth and young adults (14+) with intellectual/developmental disabilities (but all self-advocates are welcome)!

Capital District: February 8th at the Albany Public Library Community Room (161 Washington Ave, Albany NY, 12210) from 2:00-4:00 P.M.

Plattsburgh: February 15th at the Plattsburgh Public Library (19 Oak St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901) from 2:00-4:00P.M.

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