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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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Form and Function: The Hidden Curriculum and Executive Functioning

JonahBensonAmywebNearly 200 educators, parents and professionals participated in the Form and Function workshop presented by AuSM, Minnesota Life College and the University of St. Thomas today at UST's Minneapolis campus. Thank you to all eager participants and to our presenters: Glenis Benson, Kim Busse, Amy Reid, Chrissy Cleveland and L. Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan. Click here for more information on AuSM's workshop that will bring in the new year: Exercise is the Gateway to Fitness, Self-Esteem and Relationships on Jan. 23, 2015.