April 20, 2021

Celebrate Differences AAM
Couple bike riding                54-DAY CHALLENGE STARTS IN 4 DAYS!
     Challenge: April 24 - June 17 | Family Day: June 19 

Are you taking the Challenge, the 54 Day Challenge? Now is the time to get registered to begin THIS Saturday! Register with $25 registration and compete to walk, run, or cycle, or choose your own Challenge activity! You’ll get the T-shirt and 1:54 magnet and can win prizes for reaching your goal. Step Into Autism is ASGA's signature fundraiser and helps us provide crucial programs to individuals and families living with autism throughout the year.

Join us tonight –Tuesday, 4/20 – to ask questions and learn more about the event! REGISTER HERE TO RECEIVE THE LINKNot ready to get started? No problem! You can register anytime during the Challenge to participate. For questions or help, CONTACT LESLIE.        


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Monday, April 26 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Zoom Webinar

Are you ready to take on puberty with your teen? It can be challenging, but ASGA is here to help! Join our webinar where you will learn to recognize the start of puberty, how to talk to your son or daughter about their changing bodies and find ways to build self-esteem at home. Parenting during puberty for a child with special needs can be overwhelming, let’s navigate it together!

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Dan Tomkins meets Goal


It is National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we are SO thankful for the best volunteers in the area! Whether you have volunteered at an event, participated in our walks, or helped in other ways, we appreciate all of you! 

Highlighting ASGA's Board of Directors for their support of our programs and events as ambassadors for ASGA! Thank you! To everyone who works behind the scenes to help us succeed in our mission to improve the lives of all affected by autism, we celebrate you and thank YOU! Some of our board members couldn't make our annual meeting, you can see our full board HERE!


#CELEBRATEDIFFERENCES PROJECT - Your school or organization can get involved with Autism Acceptance Month by displaying what makes YOU different and wearing one of our stickers in support!

LUNCH & LEARN - Invite ASGA to do a presentation over lunch at your workplace on inclusion as it relates to individuals and families living with autism. Complete the form and an ASGA staff member will contact you to discuss the presentation details.

COMMUNICATION, INTERACTION & SUPPORT - Learn ways you can support individuals and families impacted by autism!


Join our Facebook group or come to one of the online or in-person Coffee, Tea & Autism meetings!

Ravenna – 10AM with Facilitator: Trina Bullard

Kent/Stow – 7PM with Facilitator: Mary Richards - RESUMING IN-PERSON MEETINGS!
MAY 7, 21  - Location: Panera Bread · 4338 Kent Road, Stow OH 44224

Facebook Group - JOIN


SUMMIT METRO PARKS TRAILSIDE EYE-SPY - Check off each item as you see it along Pheasant Run Trail in Silver Creek Metro Park, 5000 Hametown Rd., Norton, OH 44203. 

WEBINAR ON RACE & AUTISM - On Wednesday, April 28, at 7 PM the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute will be holding a talk, Navigating Race and Autism – Black Mothers’ Advocacy for Kids on the Spectrum.

OCALI AUTISM RESOURCES - OCALI is featuring resources from their Lending Library on the social-emotional wellbeing of people with disabilities and those who live with, love, and care for them. 


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About the Autism Society of Greater Akron

The Autism Society of Greater Akron (ASGA) is one of more than 80 affiliates nationwide that are part of the Autism Society of America, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization. ASGA serves Summit, Stark, Wayne, Portage, and Medina counties. ASGA works locally to achieve its mission to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

ASGA is also a proud member of the Ohio Family Network (OFN), connecting people with disabilities and their families to local information and resources within their communities. We believe OFN provides opportunities to share ideas, find solutions to common challenges and inspire and strengthen each other.

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