Events & News
2016 Finnigan Scholarship Application
The Matthew Paul Finnigan Memorial Scholarship program provides a $1,500 scholarship and a $750 scholarship for a college-bound graduate with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis.
Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom: Bay Area Adult Autism Programs and Housing Summit
Videos and archives from October 2015
Learn about our autism insurance initiative here.
Read about our autism employment survey here.
Systemic underfunding of California's Developmental Services System slammed in new report, "On the Brink of Collapse."
Autism Society of California 2016 Survey
Calling All Parents and Adults with a Developmental Disability (autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, intellectual disability)
The Autism Society of California is excited to launch the 2016 Survey!
This Survey Project helps us and other advocacy groups better understand your lives and experiences as well as the hopes and dreams you have. We use the findings to support our work in improving the lives of all affected by autism and other developmental disabilities.
Those who complete the survey will have the option to enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Target. Deadline to enter for the Gift Card will be August 13th. Winners will be notified August 15th.
Surveys are available in English and Spanish for different age groups:
Individuals with a Developmental Disability - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7ZGMMHL
Parents of Children 17 and Under - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7NFQXRB
Parents of Adults 18 and Older - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FJD5CV5
Encuesta para adultos con discapacidad - https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/FTBL8P5
Encuesta para los padres con CON UN NIÑO (HASTA 17 AÑOS) con una discapacidad del desarrollo o intelectual - https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/96ZDJLC
Encuesta para los padres con un adulto (18 AÑOS O MÁS) con una discapacidad del desarrollo o intelectual - https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/95V27CN
From our Blog
Autism explosion in CA
UPDATE: As of January 2016, DDS autism cases have surpassed 82,000. This compares to about 3,000 in 1989.
Learn more about autism numbers in California here.