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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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A free showing of Inside Out for families in the Poughkeepsie area! Click the original post to learn more and register.Those of all abilities, their families, and caregivers are invited to our free #ThinkDIFFERENTLY Movie Day on Saturday, Oct. 15th, when we'll sponsor a sensory-sensitive screening of "Inside Out" at Bardavon Presents in Poughkeepsie. We'll turn the sound down and the lights up to accommodate those with sensory issues. Space is limited, so you must register at Get more details: ... See MoreSee Less
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Read more about the Autism Awareness Training for the First Responder in Orange County below. Register for the training on October 28th in Goshen: ... See MoreSee Less
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“If more of us are willing to share our stories, then maybe that’s how we’ll find common ground.” - Mike Wise, an Autistic blogger, provides insight on how bullying experiences can have a lifelong impact in his post from 2019. Read his blog here: ... See MoreSee Less
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Crossroads Center for Children is hiring! Great opportunity to work with kids with autism.We have open positions, currently, for #specialeducation #teachers, #teachingassistants, #bcbas and more! Crossroads Center for Children is a wonderful team-oriented organization with a school and clinic, and a special place to work! Please help us find the caring people that we need, Autism Society Greater Hudson Region, NY , Upstate Autism Alliance and everyone reading this:) ... See MoreSee Less
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A support group for parents, caregivers and siblings, 5:30pm on the first Thursday of each month. Learn more belowSibling Support Program (Zoom) ❤️This free program is for parents, caregivers, and siblings, and focuses on building sibling resiliency, decreasing trauma, and strengthening families of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, and/or Mental Health Issues. Email to register. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Hero Walk for Autism results are in: We have gift card prizes for the Top Team Fundraisers, and Hero Swag for the Virtual Challenge Winners. The first place prize for Top Team Fundraiser goes to team Mohammad Sultan's Autism Heroes, and the second place prize for Top Team Fundraiser goes to team Slip Slop Slap! Thank you to those who created a team fundraiser, donated their time, and brought their team to sweet victory. Our Hero Walk for Autism Virtual Challenge participants logged over 250 miles: Finishing in first place was Philip Pan, in second place is Kelly Vollmer, and in third place is Jehanzeb Khan. Congratulations to all of our winners!! Thank you for joining us for the Hero Walk for Autism. We are so proud to have you as part of our community. ... See MoreSee Less
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