May 25, 2021

Celebrate Differences AAM

Mental health is crucial for individuals with autism, family members, and caregivers. Self-care will look different for everyone, however, it’s important to take the time to figure out what outlet works best for you. READ MORE

                                NEW SUMMER PROGRAM!

Sleep Autism    LEGO CLUB FOR AGES 7-12
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Saturdays beginning JUNE 12 
10:00 am – 11:00 am  |  Zoom

Have fun building with LEGOs while meeting new friends. This online club is open to any child with a developmental disability, ages 7-12, who has good verbal skills and building capabilities. The group is facilitated by a student with a focus in special education and autism spectrum disorders. Cost is $30 with limited scholarships available. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

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                                                             ASGA PROGRAMS

Tuesday, May 25 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Zoom
 Grandparents need support too! Learn how to communicate with your adult children about raising a grandchild with disabilities! REGISTER HERE 

LETTING GO AND MOVING ON: HOUSING OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES -TOMORROW!! Wednesday, May 26 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm | Zoom  Join us  to discuss housing options for different levels of ability and the financial responsibility of each option. REGISTER HERE

COFFEE, TEA & AUTISM WE ARE ON SUMMER BREAK! You can join ASGA's closed Facebook group for all disability needs, information and resources. All ages and abilities are welcome! JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP CTA meetings will resume this fall!



The Challenge ends June 17
Resource Fair and Family Fun Day: 

Saturday, June 19, 10 AM - 1 PM
Lock 3 Park, 200 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308

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Please take a minute to answer this quick 3 question event survey. Your input will help us plan for the event. Thank you in advance for your time! TAKE THE SURVEY HERE!

Team Parade - NEW!! 11:30 a.m. - 
Challenge Teams, you are invited to join the parade! Wear a team t-shirt or Challenge shirt, make team signs, and walk with us to celebrate together again! 


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You DO NOT have to participate in the Challenge to come to the Resource Fair! Learn more about the event schedule, vendors, activities, and event logistics HERE!



                             STEP INTO AUTISM 54-DAY CHALLENGE

Thank you Challenge participants and fundraisers, YOU make the difference! Check out these fun prizes you can win!

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Register from now until June 17, however to receive your 
t-shirt and car cling, you MUST REGISTER by June 1! 

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                         OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT ASGA

 - Challenge team, Paulie's Posse is hosting a Chipotle  fundraiser, Tuesday, June 1, between 4 - 8 PM! Bring in this flyer to the restaurant or order on the Chipotle website or app by using Code: 66QYZ6K at checkout. 

 - NOW - June 12 - Rusted Iron Motorcycle Club Medina is holding a raffle in support of ASGA! SEE FLYER. Get your tickets for $10, and possibly win $500, $300, or $200! Drawing is on June 12. Email for more information and to purchase tickets. THANK YOU Rusted Iron Motorcycle Club for your support!

5K ON THE RUNWAY - July 10 - Run the runway of Akron-Canton Airport on Saturday, July 10 at either 7:30 or 9:30 AM to benefit ASGA and the MAPS Air Museum! REGISTER HERE! THANK YOU Akron-Canton Airport for your support! 


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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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