Autism Society of Georgia Joins Big Give for Autism

For Immediate Release Contact: Ray Johnson, Executive Director Autism Society of Georgia rjohnson@autismsocietyga.org (404) 994-3866 Autism Society of Georgia Joins The Big Give for Autism, a Nationwide Day of Giving to Support Individuals Living with Autism ATLANTA, Georgia (August 24, 2015) – On September 17th, Autism Society of Georgia will join communities across the country for The Big Give for Autism- a 24-hour crowdfunding event celebrating the 50 years of advocacy and leadership by the Autism Society – helping parents and individuals impacted by autism to provide options and opportunities while enabling individuals with autism to maximize their quality of lifeRead More

Autism Society Georgia Announces New Executive Director

ATLANTA, Georgia (May 15, 2014) – The Autism Society Georgia Affiliate (ASGa), announces the appointment of Ray Johnson as its new Executive Director. Johnson will lead the organization’s rebranding initiative, which includes working with the new board of directors to implement a statewide services strategy and oversee Autism Society Georgia’s operations, programs, fundraising, marketing and volunteer efforts. “Having Ray assume the executive leadership is a critical milestone that we celebrate with state, local and national stakeholders in the autism community.  It reflects the culmination of little over a year-long effort working with those stakeholders to take a hard look at what theRead More

World Autism Awareness Day and Autism Awareness Month in Roswell

ATLANTA, Georgia (March 26, 2015)—Roswell, GA Mayor Jere Wood signed a proclamation on March 23, 2015 declaring Thursday, April 2, 2015 World Autism Awareness Day and April Autism Awareness Month in Roswell. “We couldn’t be happier with the support of Mayor Wood and the City Council”, said Ray Johnson, Executive Director of the Autism Society of Georgia. “1 in 64 children in Georgia have autism according to the recent study by the CDC. This is a slightly higher prevalence rate than the national rate of 1 in 68.” To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd, the Autism SocietyRead More