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AuSM Advocacy Committee Listening Session

Please join our policy committee for a review of the legislative agenda we are currently working on. This listening session will also be a time to receive feedback, suggestions and public comments from our community. The committee is committed to representing the autism community and values the feedback and perspective…

Attend the AuSM Annual Meeting

All AuSM community members are invited to join the Board of Directors and AuSM staff for the AuSM annual meeting, held virtually on Feb 23rd from 7-8. The meeting will include an overview of AuSM’s work in 2021 as well as officer elections for the Board of Directors. If you would…

Apply to Work at AuSM Summer Camps

Working at AuSM Summer Camps is a unique opportunity for students, para-professionals, teachers, service providers, siblings, friends, and relatives who want to support this amazing community. As an AuSM camp counselor, you will make a difference and have the chance to: Get valuable hands-on experience using structure, environmental supports, social…

Join the Autistic Community Summit Committee

The role of the Autistic Community Summit Committee is to support AuSM staff in putting on the Autistic Community Summit, while also providing feedback from the perspective of a community member. This event is by autistics, for autistics, and the committee serves as the connection between AuSM staff and our…

2022 Summer Recreation Catalog available

AuSM’s 2022 Summer Recreation Catalog and 4th Edition of AuSM’s Guide to Sensory-Friendly Minnesota now is available online. On these pages, you’ll find options for spring and summer activities and educational opportunities designed to meet the needs of youth and adults with autism. We celebrate individuals with autism by continuing…

Lottery application for 2022 AuSM Summer Camps open Jan. 17-Feb. 18

AuSM will offer two sessions of Camp Discovery and four sessions of Camp Hand in Hand in 2022. Camp placements will be assigned through a lottery application process. All applying to participate in camp through the Jan. 17-Feb. 18, 2022 application period will have an equal opportunity to…

Holiday hours

The Autism Society of Minnesota staff will not be working on Friday, Dec. 24 nor Friday, Dec. 31. Limited staff will be working, both remote and in-office, between those dates. Regular hours will resume on Jan. 3, 2022. We wish you and your families a relaxing and safe holiday break.

Sensory-friendly vaccine clinic offered Jan. 8

The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM), Multicultural Autism Action Network (MAAN), and Spero Academy are partnering with Hennepin Healthcare to offer a sensory-friendly COVID-19 vaccine clinic for kids and families on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Spero Academy in Minneapolis. The clinic will include private vaccine…