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An AuSM Camp Success Story: Overcoming Overnight

Jackson is a nonverbal autistic child who in the summer of 2022 became a first-time camper – which also marked the first time he’s been away from family for multiple days. To gather Jackson’s success story, AuSM spoke to his mother, Amber Bluhm, about overcoming her and her husband’s reservations…

Sensory Friendly Vaccine Clinics Available for Autistic Kids: Autism Orgs Unite with Children’s Minnesota to Staff Three Vaccine Clinic Locations and Dates

The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota are partnering with the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) and Multicultural Autism Action Network (MAAN) to vaccinate autistic children against COVID-19 and the flu. Trained specialists from AuSM and MAAN will be onsite at Children’s Minnesota’s primary care clinics in St. Paul, Maple Grove, and…

Resources For Employers and Employees

We’re proud to share a new series of resources as part of the AuSM Celebrates Interdependence campaign! We’ve had a number of requests from our community for information on navigating ableism in the workplace, and in response we created resources for both autistic employees and their employers. Check out all…

Adult Programming Survey

The Autism Society of MN is seeking your feedback on adult programming! We would like autistic adults to share information about the programming they want to see. You have the opportunity to provide your opinion on past programming and what you would like to participate in the future. This could…

Job Opportunity: Associate Executive Director

The person in this role will absorb the planning, direction, and coordination of core departments in partnership with the Executive Director. That work will entail but not be limited to planning, directing, and overseeing operational activities and various teams in the organization, as well as collaborating with the Executive Director…

Speak at the 5th Annual Autistic Community Summit

This September, AuSM will be holding its fifth annual AuSM Autistic Community Summit. For the first time in two years, the event will include an in-person component, with speakers and attendees gathering. This event centers autistics and allows them to share the wisdom they’ve gained through lives of experience. In…