The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) was founded in 1971. We work to make the lives of individuals and families affected by autism better. AuSM serves Minnesotans throughout their lives. Our most important commitments are to:

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Support
  • Collaboration
  • Community building.

History & Mission

AuSM is a place where everyone can learn, access services, and develop skills. The organization has supported autistics for over 50 years. We support the whole state, the whole lifespan, and the whole spectrum.

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Connect with AuSM Staff

At AuSM, equity and inclusion are central to our mission. Bringing diverse perspectives together supports strategic creativity for meeting challenges and focusing on growth. We strive to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve – in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, neurodiversity, and ethnicity. We value our team members and want everyone to feel confident in bringing their full, authentic selves to advancing AuSM’s mission.

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Board of Directors

AuSM Board members are parents, educators, and professionals who work with individuals with autism, as well as community members interested in making a difference in the lives of those with autism.

Our Board

Job Opportunities

AuSM staff members are dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with autism through provision of programs and services. Learn more about our organization’s current job opportunities.

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Media Inquiries

AuSM’s autism experts are available to share information with our community.

Media Contact Info


AuSM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 100% of donations support local programs.

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Policies & Initiatives

Learn more about AuSM’s advocacy for policies and initiatives.

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