Mission: The Autism Society of Florida is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) comprised entirely of volunteers, parents of people with autism and adults with autism. We are an affiliate of the Autism Society of America. For 33 years, we have been working to ensure full participation and self-determination in every aspect of life for people across the autism spectrum. We work every day to empower lives by opening avenues of self-advocacy and advocating on behalf of others in a way that values equity, respect, dignity and diversity in all communities.
Target demographics: people and families connected with autism
Direct beneficiaries per year: thousands of families and individuals
Geographic areas served: The state of Florida
Programs: drowning prevention, police training, community and legislative advocacy, training job coaches, young adult social skills training, community outreach and education, hurricane preparedness, wandering tips, learning supports, parent support group, self care and more