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AuSM Members

MemberBrochureCvr2016Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) is a non-profit organization committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism from birth through retirement.

Whether you are a family with a child who is newly diagnosed, an adult who is on the spectrum, an educator who serves individuals with autism, or a corporation that wants to learn more about employing individuals with autism, AuSM provides you with the resources and services you need to help you accomplish your goals. Your AuSM membership also guides your path into the autism community, helping you find the most comfortable way to participate and grow.

AuSM offers a place to learn, access services, and develop skills that enhance your life. AuSM membership connects you to a common community that acts without judgment, nurtures potential, advances knowledge, and builds awareness.

AuSM Member Benefits

  • Member-only rates on AuSM Social Skills classes, AuSM Skillshops, workshops, and other programming  
  • Discount registration for annual Minnesota Autism Conference 
  • AuSM Summer Camps exclusively for members only
  • One complimentary AuSM Skillshop per year – $40 value
  • Access to AuSM Lending Library 
  • AuSM Connections, twice per month e-mail newsletter
  • Advocacy updates and alerts 

AuSM Member Categories and Rates

Household $60 (includes 2 adults and children or grandchildren, 21 and under)
Educator/Professional $40 (individual membership for autism professionals)
Person with ASD $20 (individual membership for adults over 21 with ASD diagnosis)
Non-Profit $150 (includes memberships for employees)
Corporation $350 (includes memberships for employees)

Click here to view the AuSM Membership Brochure. 

Click here for an AuSM Membership Application Form to complete and send to AuSM with payment.
Click the button below to become an AuSM Member or to renew your AuSM Membership and submit payment through our secure online form.
Note: Due to our new 2020 forms system, when you join AuSM, you will not be assigned an AuSM Membership number. If you are registering for an activity that requires AuSM Membership (summer camp programs) or offers a lower rate for AuSM Members (annual conference registration), AuSM will confirm your membership status while processing your payment. 

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AuSM Lending Library - An AuSM Member Benefit

An AuSM Membership benefit, AuSM Lending Library materials are available for loan to all current AuSM members. You may check out up to 6 items for 3 weeks at a time. By checking out Lending Library materials, you assume responsibility for them; you may be asked to replace lost or damaged items. Visit the AuSM office to search and borrow from the extensive AuSM Lending Library. If you are a current AuSM member and are unable to visit our office to borrow from the AuSM Lending Library, please e-mail AuSM at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. AuSM can ship Lending Library items to you.