AuSM Event

Steps for Autism 2021 registration is open

NEW DATE, NEW OUTDOOR LOCATION! Join AuSM for the 21st Annual Steps for Autism in Minnesota, AuSM’s largest fundraiser of the year, held on May 23 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Como Lakeside Pavilion. During this Hybrid Edition, you will find community, resources, and support. With safety in mind…

Free ASD and communication workshop offered March 12

The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) and the Minnesota Masonic Children’s Clinic for Communication Disorders in Duluth invite parents, caregivers, and providers of youth with autism or communication delays to participate in “Autism Spectrum Disorder and Communication: Foundational Strategies for Development,” a free virtual workshop led by an autism education…

A Toast to AuSM virtual fundraiser on Feb. 28

Join AuSM as we celebrate our 50th year of service to the Minnesota autism community with an exciting, interactive brunch@home event: A Toast to AuSM. On Feb. 28, 2021 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., gather your friends and family virtually, each preparing a brunch as you like it, and AuSM will…

You helped us meet our GTMD 2020 goal

We are extremely pleased to report that around 9 p.m. last night, AuSM met and surpassed our Give to the Max Day 2020 goal of $35,000. Just as AuSM stepped up to creatively offer much-needed programs and services in 2020, our community stepped up to show us their support. You…

Early bird registration is open for 2021 virtual autism conference

The Autism Societies of Greater Wisconsin and Minnesota are combining our state autism conferences again into one amazing virtual event, “Inform, Influence, Innovate Together,” which will be held online April 21-24, 2021. This important conference will feature dozens of livestream breakout sessions, virtual exhibit booths, an autism resources bookstore, and…

Deadline for Call for Papers Extended

The Autism Societies of Greater Wisconsin and Minnesota are excited to extend the deadline for community members to submit to present live-stream breakout sessions during the virtual autism conference to Nov. 20, 2020. Breakout sessions will provide a wide range of information for participants at all levels, including those who…

AuSM Puzzle Competition 2020 a virtual success

Though the pandemic prevented us from gathering in person this year, it did not stop us from having a ton of fun during the 3rd Annual AuSM Connections Jigsaw Puzzle Competition, a fundraiser to support the Minnesota autism community. 117 teams joined us virtually on Oct. 24 for the 500-Piece…

Trauma-focused workshop offered virtually Dec. 3

Autism & Trauma: Exploring Effects and Strategies is a collaborative workshop offered virtually by the Autism Societies of Greater Wisconsin and Minnesota from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Dec. 3. Trauma has a powerful capacity to shape a person’s physical, emotional, and social health and development. No less profound is the…

Call for Submissions open for 2021 autism conference

The Call for Submissions to present a breakout session during the 2021 autism conference, a joint event held virtually by the Autism Societies of Minnesota and Greater Wisconsin April 21-24, 2021, is open. Breakout sessions will provide a wide range of information for participants at all levels, including those who…