About Us

Note to Danielle: This page is adapted from assew.org

The Autism Society exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.

We believe that each individual with autism is unique and they and their families should determine the best treatment based on individual needs. This guiding principal is expressed in the national Autism Society’s Options Policy.

We have been supporting families affected by autism and the professionals who assist them since 1969.

We serve South Central Wisconsin with reach into Southwest Wisconsin – Dane, Columbia, Sauk, Iowa, Rock, Green, Lafayette, Grant, Richland and Crawford counties fall under our umbrella.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and your donations are tax deductible.

Our services include:

  • Information and Referral : Autism, PDD-NOS, and Asperger Syndrome information provided to parents, professionals and the public
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Workshops, Presentations and Parent-to-Parent Forums
  • Monthly Workshops : During the school year with expert speakers on topics our members request
  • Monthly Support Groups : Connect with others and share information and experiences
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