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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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We could use your help... we need auction items for our upcoming Gala for Autism. If you have items or services that you would like to contribute please let us know and we'll send you a form to complete and arrange for a pickup. Thanks so much for your help!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Siena Saints play Fairfield for the 3rd Annual Sensory Friendly and Autism Awareness Game THIS SUNDAY, January 9th at 2 p.m. at the Times Union Center! Siena Men's Basketball has once again partnered with the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, along with New York State Assembly members Angelo Santabarbara and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh, to host the Sensory Friendly and Autism Awareness Game. Special group rates for seating in sensory-safe Section 102 are available for spectrum guests and others with special needs and their families. Click here for tickets; www.ticketmaster.com/siena-saints-vs-fairfield-stags-albany-new-york-01-09-2022/event/00005B34DA5... ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you for showing us your support, and bringing hope into the New Year. Remember, you can help our local Autistic community all year. Visit our everyday giving page today to create connections to resources, information, services, opportunities, and of course, to each other. Become a monthly donor, help all year long! Make a lasting impact today; asgcr.networkforgood.com/projects/143081-everyday-giving ... See MoreSee Less
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Registration is free: event.gives/asgcrgala2022 ... See MoreSee Less
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Families Together in New York State is looking for a few parents and young adults willing to participate in an hour long zoom discussion on January 14th at 10:30 am. Any participating parents and young adults must have experience with special education services in high school. Specifically, we’re interested in learning about any support they did or did not receive as the student transitioned out of high school to college, work, or other. This discussion would help inform further research and provide real-life content to what Transitions to Adulthood Research Center is learning already. Interested parents and youth should contact Cortney Lovell, Director of Cross Systems Education and Outreach, at clovell@ftnys.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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Children thrive on routine. All children learn best from repetition, and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) especially appreciate predictability and patterns. Establishing routines at home can promote positive bonds between children and caregivers and ease the unpredictability of everyday life for young children. Click this link to read the article; www.marcus.org/autism-resources/autism-tips-and-resources/establishing-routines-at-home ... See MoreSee Less
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Let's finish 2021 on a good note! Every day, we offer informative resources and compassionate support to local families and individuals affected by autism. You and your continued support make it possible for us to connect children, teenagers, and adults with autism, along with their families, with crucial services to help them succeed. Your year-end gift directly helps individuals and families navigate autism with compassionate support. Our whole community benefits when individuals of all abilities are able to take part. The tax-deductible deadline for donation is midnight tonight, this is your last chance to make your 2021 Year-End Gift! Every dollar donated to the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region stays in our local communities. Click the link to ring in the New Year; asgcr.networkforgood.com/projects/146928-annual-appeal ... See MoreSee Less
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As our supporters, you understand the importance of autism education, awareness, advocacy, and most importantly, creating connections to resources which assist families and individuals living with autism. Together, we can achieve our vision of creating a world where everyone in the Autism community is connected to the support they need when they need it. With your mission affirming year-end gift, you become the connection. We are sincerely thankful for your support as we continue our work to measurably improve the lives of everyone in the Autism community. Visit the link in the comments to learn more. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region is passionate about providing every person with autism the opportunities they need to live their best lives. Every individual deserves a sense of purpose and self-worth that employment can provide. Positive employment experiences will help individuals with autism to improve their financial situation, lead to greater opportunities and growth in the workforce, increase social connectedness, and improve social determinants of health. We developed our Gig Works program to better position the autism community for success in the workforce and partner with local employers to fulfill their workforce needs. This is just one of the many programs your year-end gift will help support; asgcr.networkforgood.com/projects/146928 ... See MoreSee Less
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