Mission: Our Mission is to provide information and referrals, advocacy and support for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families: to help families identify qualified professionals in their communities; to assist families in securing benefits and services provided by law; and to promote lifelong opportunities for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder in order to be fully included members of their communities.
Our Vision is for all individuals affected by ASD will enjoy better quality lifestyles.
Target demographics: Children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families.
Geographic areas served: Serving Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes in Louisiana.
AS-GNO is committed to serving those in the Greater New Orleans Area who are affected by autism. The dedicated board is made up of volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to maintain a support line to families in the community, manage a local resource list, provide training and educational opportunties, and support recreational opportunties for individuals who struggle with autism.