The Autism Society of Ohio
Welcome......The Autism Society of Ohio’s mission is to improve the lives of all Ohioans affected by autism.
August is Autism Acceptance Month in Ohio
People with autism are “Different. Not less.” according to Dr. Temple Grandin, an advocate and adult with autism.
Autism effects 1 in every 68 births in the United States without regard for race, religion, or socio-economic status.
They are … dreamers, friends, activists, family members and community contributors.
They can be … workers, musicians, volunteers, scientists, athletes, artists, writers, teachers, and visionaries.
And … they have talents and struggles just like every other person. They are as diverse as the communities in which they live.
They need … appropriate education, community support and opportunities to contribute.
And … they need choices, compassion, love and acceptance.