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AuSM jigsaw puzzle competition offered virtually on Oct. 24

The AuSM Connections Jigsaw Puzzle Competition will be offered in a virtual format in 2020. On Oct. 24 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., teams of puzzlers will gather on Zoom to put their skills to the test while supporting the local autism community. Organized by AuSM, the AuSM Connections Jigsaw Puzzle…

AuSM Bookstore online for the first time for Summit event

For the first time ever, the AuSM Bookstore is available for online shopping. Featuring a limited, curated collection of books and sensory items, the AuSM Bookstore is open for online shopping before, during and after the AuSM Autistic Community Summit event on Sept. 19. From now through Sept. 27, the…

Autistic Community Summit offered virtually in 2020

On Sept. 19, AuSM will hold its third annual AuSM Autistic Community Summit, a unique event that is organized by autistics for autistics. Held virtually through the Zoom platform, the Summit is an opportunity for autistic adults to come together virtually and learn while sharing the wisdom they’ve gained through…

Community Unity Challenge 2020 participants creative and awesome

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first ever AuSM Community Unity Challenge Aug. 14-16, 2020! It was a great opportunity to connect with friends and family, share kindness, and have fun. All proceeds from the AuSM Community Unity Challenge support AuSM’s programs and services for the local autism…

Summer fun with the AuSM Community Unity Challenge

In a pandemic summer of canceled activities, social distancing, and mask wearing, AuSM wants to spread some summertime joy. We invite you to participate in the first ever AuSM Community Unity Challenge Aug. 14-16, 2020. Connect with friends and family. Get creative. Share kindness. All while having some quirky, scavenger-hunt-type…

25th Annual AuSM Golf Classic Aug. 3

Spend a summer Monday on a pristine golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and Annika Sorenstam when you join AuSM for the 25th Annual AuSM Golf Classic at The Royal Club in Lake Elmo on Aug. 3. This event will be adjusted to accommodate Minnesota’s COVID-19 pandemic regulations. Golfing foursomes…

Stronger Together in 2020 virtually attended by more than 1,000

Thank you to the more than 1,000 people who participated in the Stronger Together in 2020 virtual autism conference. The unprecedented event included a full day pre-conference workshop by Kelly Mahler, MS, OTR/L about Interoception: Practical Solutions for Promoting Self-Regulation, Positive Behavior, Language Development and Social Participation; four live-stream keynote…