Opening for two volunteer positions in team management at the Autism Society of Georgia.

Bring your passion to help individuals and families in Atlanta and throughout Georgia that live with autism. Overall team responsibilities include program development, information sharing and referral from our referral network connecting families with resources, building coalitions with other organizations, fun fundraising activities, budgeting and financial oversight and public policy. Nationally, we served over 650,000 people making a difference in quality of life, care and social activities. We are looking to expand our efforts in Georgia. Come be a part of it.

Autism Society of GA T-Shirts

LINK: Over the last few months, we have had many requests about where you can get one of our custom made t-shirts…..and now you can! Please donate (sugggested amount $20 + shipping) and you can get yours now! Donations directly benefit programs and services that support our autism community in GA! Please read below and consider a suggested donation of $20, which in return will get you a Autism Society of Georgia custom made t-shirt! As an affiliate of the Autism Society of America, the oldest community based grass roots organization in the United States, the Autism Society ofRead More

1st Annual Autism Society of Georgia Kite Festival

Please join us for our very 1st Kite Festival on April 29th at Coan Park in Atlanta! Event is from 1–5 PM. We will have activities for the whole family including building your own kite followed by a Kite Parade and Kite Demonstrations! There will also be Food Trucks and live music from Atlanta’s own Alex Guthrie Music ! April is Autism Awareness Month but it is also Kite Awareness Month. So, We’ve partnered with the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo to bring a Kite Festival to Atlanta. Our registration link is now live! You can now purchase aRead More

NOW Waiver Public Forums

The New Options Waiver Program (NOW) which serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is scheduled for renewal in September 2017 via application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS). The Department of Community Health and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities seek comments from the public on how to enhance this program to meet the changing needs of families and individuals. A series of five public forums will be held to collect comments and suggestions for the New Options Waiver Program (NOW) renewal application. We need input from families, self-advocates, providers, and the general public. Don’t miss this opportunityRead More

Read the latest edition of the “Autism Advocate” magazine

Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Looking to the Future. To honor the past, you most know the past​. We begin​ this ​edition with an article on an exciting new book coming out in January, In A Different Key, The Story of Autism, by John Donvan And Caren Zucker. As John and Caren say in the opening of the article, “People forget. And they forget fast.”  If you do not know​ the history of autism and​ the legacy of our organization, this book brings to life all the incredible pioneering work of the greats of the Autism Society. JohnRead More

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