ASGA events and fundraisers bring the Greater Akron autism community together for education, networking, and fun. Events range from the Annual Autism Summit Conference to sensory-friendly days with community partners to our largest annual fundraiser, the Autism 5k Run & Walk. Events and fundraisers offer families, caregivers, educators, other professionals, and individuals with autism a safe, comfortable place to be a part of the community and support ASGA's programs and services. Money raised for ASGA stays local to support those affected by autism in Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties.

Coffee, Tea & Autism - Medina

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Coffee, Tea and Autism provides an informal forum for discussion and information sharing among anyone impacted by autism.  Facilitators are volunteers who have first-hand knowledge of living the autism journey and have completed their training in active listening skills, group dynamics and accessing resources.

These support groups can … 

  • Connect people with similar experiences
  • Provide new resources, ideas and suggestions
  • Encourage you throughout your journey
  • Celebrate successes no matter how small
  • Let you know you are not alone
  • Allow understanding with no judgement

Sometimes the best support and information comes from others living the same journey.




Meeting Dates:  1st Monday of Every Month
Meeting Time:  5:30pm
Location:  Medina ESC • 124 W Washington Street, Medina OH 44256

Peer Facilitator:  Rachel Krauss

A little bit about Rachel - Rachel is a mother to two amazing girls, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.  She is also Director of Special Needs Initiatives at the Educational Service Center of Medina County, a licensed teacher, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  Her hope is to be able to bring together families who are affected by autism so that they may support and encourage each other.


Event Details

Event Start Date 01-07-2019 5:30 pm
Event End Date 01-07-2019 6:45 pm
Location Medina ESC