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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Autism, Disabilities, Health

Mission: The goal of ASDF is to support children with an autism spectrum disorder by providing information, education and financial assistance to their families and relevant community service organizations. Funds donated to ASDF will be used to address any and all kinds of issues in assisting children with autism and their families. By providing financial assistance to families and autism-specific organizations, together we are able to give autistic children and their families the resources they need to grow. In addition, we spread awareness by providing Early Detection Kits, free of charge, to individuals and agencies who work with infants, toddlers and preschool children. In the past five years, ASDF has provided direct financial assistance to approximately 1,427 families who have children on the autism spectrum. The financial assistance went for camp scholarships, iPads for children who are nonverbal, swimming lessons, horse therapy lessons and holiday gift cards. During the same period of time, we provided autism awareness information to approximately 2,478,000 new mothers across the United States through our autism awareness program.

Programs: The foundation educates the public about autism; provides families tools and educational materials to assist in the early detection of autism as well as tools to treat children suffering from autism; and provides families of people suffering from autism with information on programs available to assist them.

the foundation provides financial assistance to the families and relevent community service organizations that help people suffering from autism.

Community Stories

177 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you so Much! It was a blessing the gift card my son had he needed few weather clothing to socks and shoes and toys for this christmas this year and all the stuff he needed plus a beautiful dinner i made for my son and the family of 4 THANK YOU SO MUCH for this blessing!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Me & my family was so Blessed by ASDF this Christmas. My grandkids had a Very Bless Christmas thanks to ASDF. I got medical bills galore from Breast Cancer & without the help of this foundation they wudnt of gotten as much as they did. God bless me to search online for bargains & they love their tablets. My 14 year old love his video Drone that I found for $30 at wal-mart. I was determined to search for bargains online & in the store.There is nothing like seeing the smile on a child's face on Christmas morning & the ASDF Blessed my grandkids. My Autistic grandchild love his innotab, he wakes up & come in from school looking for it. Our hearts were made happy & ASDF really lifted Stress off us.ASDF Really made a Difference &Blessing to Our Family & We are so Thankful & Grateful for ASDF, U all made such a Big difference for our grandchildren. I get teary eyes just thinking about ASDF& seeing them playing with their gifts is a Reminder that there are Fabulous Foundations that are there to help Families with Children with & Without the Disabilities & Autism spectrum. We caint thank ASDF Enough.. Thank U all Sooo the Much. Be Bless (Mrs. Hughley )

Review from Guidestar

Client Served

Rating: 5

Without a question ASDF is one of the biggest blessing I could have received this year. Without them my children would not have had the chance to have a Christmas at all. I was able to buy a few presents and to have a holiday dinner. I even had enough left to get a much needed twin mattress for my son. ASDF has also helped my kids go to summer camp. Through there grants to Parker Autism Foundation my kids are able to attend Camp Dakota. So thank you ASDF for your partnership with PAF. My family could not do this without both of you.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Good Evening, hank you for all you have done I greatly appreciate the support and the thoughtfulness you put into me.
Sincerely, Rashida Cox Happy Holidays

Client Served

Rating: 5

What a wonderful organization. They helped to provide our family with the much needed finances for summer camp programs and for Holiday help. They have helped us for several years through Parker Autism and we could not thank them enough for all they do. Our son is none verbal and needs a special camp and the funding they provide allows him to attend an awesome camp. Thank you for all you do and thank you to those who donate.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

ASDF has been a blessing to my family and so many more families. They provide my children with camp scholarships, an Ipad and helped this year with Christmas. I am a single mom of four and I would not be able to provide a Christmas for my children without your partnership with PAF. PAF is a blessing to us as you are to us and so many more. Please continue to support PAF for they do great things. You help them do all they do. Your grants and donations provide help to so many. Bless you.

Mommy06

Client Served

Rating: 5

ASDF has been such a blessing to my family. Their help has helped Parker Autism Foundation to provide our family with the much needed finances for summer camp programs and for Holiday help. Without their help our family would not be able to provide my son with the needed summer camp program or to have a holiday. We are Blessed and grateful for ASDF and all they do.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

To the Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation

Thank you so much for your donations. First off, thanks for the Target gift card. Those are always useful. Second, thanks for the other presents. Your contribution has helped make Christmas better for us. You have given so much to our family and we are forever grateful.
Your Support of the Parker Autism Foundation has help so many families. Sincerely,
The Krentsil Family

Review from Guidestar

Client Served

Rating: 5

My son Daniel James has autism and is non-verbal. I am a single parent raising Daniel with low income. I did not have any way of purchasing Christmas gifts for Daniel this Christmas. However, I am honored and grateful to have been given assistance by the Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation, because of them Daniel had a fantastic Christmas! May God continue to bless this organization as they endeavor to help individuals that are in desperate need. Thank you and have a wonderful Happy New Year! Sincerely, Devora James

Jody36

Client Served

Rating: 5

I would like to Thank ASDF. Being a parent of two autistic sons, expenses, bills, traveling cost to appointments can get overwhelming. With there help I was able to give my sons a Christmas. I'm so happy for help when times get so tough very much appreciated. .thank you

Review from Guidestar

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Autism spectrum disorder foundation helped make Christmas

Review from Guidestar

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you! I have a 15 year old son who is under the spectrum and I was searching looking for something for him and came across this wonderful foundation. Because of your Christmas gift card program I was able to make this Christmas a very bright one see we are on a limited income and struggle to keep up and this gift card really helped. Thank you for your generosity

Client Served

Rating: 5

ASDF - We can not thank you enough for bringing such joy and much needed opportunities to our family through your support to Parker Autism Foundation. Our son has limited verbal skills, but this was the first year he was able to express his (specific) Christmas wish/gift and that is HUGE! And watching the magic unfold, seeing his face light up when he opened his gifts were priceless! Because of you, we were able to make his Christmas wish come true! And thank you for your generous support to help finance camp scholarships for our son and so many other families where there is a tremendous need in our area for these types of services! Words cannot express our gratitude to your foundation.

Review from Guidestar