Workshop: Plain Language and Easy Read

Unlock the power of cognitive accessibility! Join us to master the essentials of writing for autistic individuals and people with IDD, explore the nuances of plain language vs. Easy Read, and learn hands-on strategies for creating clear, engaging, and inclusive content.

Our Mission

The mission of the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) is to create connections, empowering everyone in the autism community with the resources needed to live fully.

AuSM seeks to enhance the lives of all who are part of the Minnesota autism community, with a fundamental commitment to advocacy, education, support, collaboration, and community building.


AuSM News

Steps for Autism is Sunday May 19 at new location – The ROC in St. Louis Park

To further its mission to create connections empowering everyone in the autism community with the resources needed to live fully, the Autism Society of…

AuSM Hosting June 6 Virtual Workshop on Plain Language and Easy Read

AuSM’s June 6 virtual Workshop will cover the basics of cognitive accessibility and cognitively accessible formats when writing for autistic people and other people with…

Autism Experts Set to Speak at 2024 Minnesota Autism Conference April 17-19

The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) has curated a wide-ranging slate of autism experts and self-advocates as speakers for its 2024 Minnesota State Autism…

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