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.
When my husband and I were told our child had autism, The Autism Society of America-Greater New Orleans Chapter were the only place where we received information and support. That was over twenty years ago, today the organization is still providing a lot of information through personal phone calls, workshops, newsletters ,and more. Information on social, educational, and personal issues that affect people with autism, their families, and those who assist them professionally are always given.The Mini Grants that are given to families and professionals are also very helpful. The organization is made up of very dedicated and caring people.