Founded in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota enhances the lives of individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. AuSM serves Minnesotans, throughout their lives, with a fundamental commitment to advocacy, education, support, collaboration, and community building.

History & Mission

AuSM members throughout Minnesota and the upper Midwest include families, educators, caregivers, and professionals who support people with autism.

History & Mission

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.

Staff List

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.

AuSM Jobs

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.

See Our Financials

Policies & Initiatives

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

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