Education

AuSM offers a variety of education opportunities for our community, including year-round social skills classes; autism training, certification, and consulting; workshops; and professional development.

In this our 50th year, we celebrate individuals with autism by continuing to offer a welcoming place to learn, access services, and develop skills for navigating emotions, information, and life. AuSM offers social skills classes; AuSM Skillshops; customized education strategies; and specialized training for organizations and businesses, including P.O.S.T-Certified training for officers and first responders. Offerings include a mix of in-person and virtual sessions, and our community can continue to expect high-quality, well informed options for those on the spectrum and their support teams.

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Community Classes

Educational programming for individuals with autism, families, direct support professionals, educators, organizations, community groups and more.

Community Classes

Social Skills Classes

Year-round classes and activities for youth and adults with autism offer low-stress, accepting environments that promote learning and growth while celebrating neurodiversity.

Social Skills Classes

Training and Consultation

Strategies to help you understand the needs of individuals with autism, allowing you to offer a positive, supportive environment for this growing population.

Training and Consultation

Workshops

AuSM workshops are offered throughout the year and offer insight from experts on autism-related topics.

Workshops

Multicultural Initiatives

Fueled by a Minnesota Department of Human Services Innovations Grant, AuSM, SAPA, and MAAN are partnering to provide education about navigation of quality, culturally appropriate services, and supports for the metro area’s multicultural population with autism and similar disabilities.

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