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.
My son, who was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome as an adult, was having a difficult time finding services that were helpful to him. The Autism Society has done a great deal to help him with his needs. They are a wonderful and supportive group.
Any time I need help on question or resources, they are there! Their facebook page is amazing! if you know anyone with autism & need help please do contact them! they are wonderful loving people of our commuinity whos willing & able to help in all aspects of the autism life!