The 20th Annual Minnesota Autism Conference begins on Wednesday. Are you ready?
From April 29-May 2 we will join voices as a passionate network inspiring hope and innovation. This event will feature keynote speakers, dozens of breakout sessions on cutting-edge topics, autism-focused exhibitors, networking opportunities, and AuSM's inaugural gala, Celebrate AuSM Inspirations, on May 1.
Online registration is closed, but walk-in registrants during the days of conference are welcome. Click here for more information.
2015 Steps of Hope Support Grant applications for projects supporting individuals with ASD are due July 1. Click here for more information and to download the 2015 application form.
It's Autism Awareness Day with the Minnesota Twins! Major League Baseball, the Minnesota Twins and AuSM have teamed up to offer discounted tickets to the May 17 Twins game against the Tampa Bay Rays! Join us to cheer on the Twins with your family and friends and enjoy all that Target Field has to offer. Grandstand or Home Run Porch View seats are $16. $3 per ticket will be donated to AuSM. Ticket holders also will be invited to participate in an on-field parade before the game. Click here for information on ordering your tickets today!
Join AuSM for Celebrate AuSM Inspirations, an exciting evening bringing the community together for fantastic food, drinks, games, a silent auction and a celebration of those serving as true inspirations to individuals affected by autism. During the gala program, emceed by K102's Mike Mussman "Muss", AuSM will recognize the following individuals who have inspired and supported Minnesota's autism community while going above and beyond in the areas of leadership, education, advocacy, volunteerism and community: Mary Powell, Phil Sievers, Colleen Wieck, Anne Dudley and Ronnie Sprigler.
The gala will be held May 1 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis Park Place hotel during the 20th Annual Minnesota Autism Conference. All gala proceeds will benefit programs and services for the Minnesota autism community. Space is limited; click here to order your gala tickets today.
AuSM's Life with Autism series offers information and strategies to parents, family members, relatives and caregivers of indiviuals with autism through hope-filled, engaging, age-focused classes led by autism experts and parent speakers. Registration is open now; AuSM members receive discounted rates.
Life with Autism: Newly Diagnosed (Session 1, ages 18 mos.-5 yrs.) - May 9, 16, 30 and June 6 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Life with Autism: Newly Diagnosed (Session 2, ages 6-10 yrs.) - May 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 6:30-9 p.m.