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  • AuSM Mission

    Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism from birth through retirement.
  • AuSM Counseling and Consulting Services

    The AuSM Counseling and Consulting Services team works in partnership with you to develop a plan based on your needs.

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  • Social Skills Classes

    AuSM social skills classes foster confidence and self-esteem while participants learn how to make friends and have fun.

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  • Training Tailored for Organizations and Businesses

    AuSM provides a variety of continuing education options for parents, caregivers, educators, direct support staff, business professionals, organizations, individuals with autism, and the community. Experienced educators present on topics that align with your interests and serve to enhance your life.

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  • Uniting the Community Events

    In partnership with area businesses and organizations, AuSM is pleased to offer monthly opportunities for families and individuals with autism to come together and enjoy fun activities in supportive, welcoming environments.

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AuSM Zoo Keeper Camp at the Superior Zoo


AuSM is pleased to partner with the Lake Superior Zoo to offer this August social skills class for youth with autism in the Duluth area. This class will be co-taught by an education specialist at the zoo and an AuSM Education Specialist.


AuSM Zoo Keeper Camp at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, Minn. (ages 8-11)

Learn what it’s like to be a zookeeper by preparing animal meals, making enrichments, cleaning exhibits, observing animal training, and more! AuSM Social Skills classes are tailored to give youth with autism fun, safe, and exciting experiences while they increase self-esteem, expand their knowledge, and build friendships.

Click here to view the class flyer.

Five Consecutive Days
Aug. 24-27, 2015 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Aug. 24 from 8:30-9 a.m. (first day of class)

Cost Per Participant
Wavier payment and scholarships are available. Click here for more information.