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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 year, World Autism Day and National Autism Awareness Month come at a unique time. Now more than ever, our autism community could use your support to maintain stability.

If you are able to give, your donation will support our continued efforts to connect families in need with critical resources and other support systems.

All April donors will receive a custom printout as a digital gift. We will customize this image with your name to acknowledge your generous donation. (We've used our Executive Director Janine Kruiswijk here as an example).

You can print it for your home, share it online, or use it how you choose.

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Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, NY

Today is World Autism Awareness Day, and April is National Autism Awareness Month!

This month and every month, we work to spread awareness of factual information about autism, in order to promote acceptance and appreciation.

You can help us celebrate our community this month by adding this frame to your profile picture! Click here to try it out:
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Tune in tonight at 7 PM for a discussion about "Life With Autism During COVID-19" and hear from self-advocates Russell Lehmann (Speaker, Author, Poet & Advocate), and Kyle Weiss (Essayist, Writer & Mentor) about tools and resources that help them.

my Hana Autism Society of AmericaThe COVID-19 crisis has created unique obstacles for people living with autism. For more tools and resources from self-advocates, we will be co-hosting a Facebook Live event with @myHana_autism at 7pm EST tomorrow. Tune in to “Life with Autism During COVID-19 Crisis”, featuring Russell Lehmann and Kyle Weis.
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