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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…

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…