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Serving the Needs of Kent County, Michigan's Autism Spectrum Disorder Community

Autism Support of Kent County

 

Our Mission:

Awareness. Support. Knowledge. Connection.

We work to make life better and more productive for
individuals with autism and their families.

 
 

What’s on this Month:

 
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Programs

ASK provides services that make it possible for individuals with autism to lead healthier and more productive lives!

 

ASK funds programs worth over $70,000 annually for individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, including:

• Puzzle Partners Social and connection groups for teens, young adults and adults with autism. See the Puzzle Partners web page or Facebook page for more information.
Music Therapy in many ASD classrooms
• Project Lifesaver, which helps find kids who wander and become lost
• Special art and sports programs
• Relaxed and welcoming family events
• Informational and supportive speakers for parents
• Special autism nights at the Children’s Museum and Civic Theatre
• Funding for additional staffing at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Autism Clinic to decrease diagnosis wait times
• Ongoing resources for parents, caregivers, teachers, and professionals
• Community-based activities for low-income students with autism and support for schools
• Summer camp at Indian Trails
• Training for law enforcement personnel
• And much, much more!

EVENTS CALENDAR FOR SUMMER 2019:

Cost for each event is $5 per person.
Call ASK to RSVP at 616-752-8577.

JUNE: Dance and Drumming Workshop
Sunday, June 23, 1-3pm
Arts in Motion Studio, 147 Diamond Ave SE, Grand Rapids

JULY: SkyZone Pizza Party
Friday, July 12, 11:00am-1:00pm
SkyZone, 3636- 29th Street, Kentwood

AUGUST: Art Workshop
Wednesday, August 7, 1-3pm
Hearts for the Arts Studio, 1147 Quarry NW, Grand Rapids

Our Impact:

70%

directly impacting our community

ASK puts 70% of our revenues back into programs and services to make life better for individuals and families affected by autism.

 

1k+

attendees at our family events

More than 1,100 people attended our events in 2018, To learn more about our monthly events and to register, visit our EVENTS page!

 
 

$70k+

Toward Programs and Services

ASK contributes more than $70,000 worth of programs, services, and resources annually. We are entirely funded by your donations, so please DONATE TODAY!