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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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UAlbany's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD Albany) offers online distance education training for professionals and parents on the topics below related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

These trainings are offered at no cost through grant funding from the New York State Education Department!

Register here: www.albany.edu/autism/distance-education
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For the past 75 years, October has been observed as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. We created our Gig Works program to help ASD adults find meaningful employment that matches their abilities, and to help employers meet their unique needs so they can offer more inclusive job opportunities.

Read more about Gig Works here: www.asgcr.org/gig-works/
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Does anyone have experience with a pediatric ophthalmologist who has familiarity with children on the spectrum? Thanks everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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Teachers and caretakers of ASD students, this is an amazing learning opportunity from UAlbany's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD Albany)!

Click here to learn more and register: www.albany.edu/autism/training-and-learning/conferences
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Some of our Heroes of the 2020 Hero Walk &Run for Autism! ... See MoreSee Less

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Head on down to Chipotle, Wolf Rd! Our board members are here to greet you at our Hero Walk and Run Closing Ceremonies to hand out our Finisher Medals, Capes and Bandanas.

Congratulations to all of our individual and team winners! We appreciate you SO much and couldn’t do it without you!!
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These are our finisher medals! ... See MoreSee Less

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