Whether your child is newly diagnosed, has been living with autism for a while, or you suspect your child might have autism, we have the resources and knowledge to support you and your family as you navigate the world of autism.

COVID-19 Update

Due to the rising numbers of active COVID cases and the new public health mandates, masks will be required at all indoor events hosted by ASC and will be recommended for outdoor events where social distancing is not easily achievable. We take the safety of our community seriously and will do our best to have safety precautions in place for all activities. We will list the current safety precautions in each event description so participants know what to expect ahead of time. Even with safety precautions in place, it is not possible to completely eliminate all risk. Participants should use their discretion and make decisions about attending based on their own risk tolerance level. 

 

Information and Referral

Do you have questions, concerns, need support or don’t know where to turn to get your autism related questions answered? We are here to help!

Our Information and Referral specialist is here to connect you to the services and support you need to help you on your autism journey. Give us a call at (608) 630-9147 or email us at info@autismsouthcentral.org.

 

Autism 101

Autism 101 is a free workshop for parents, family members and caregivers of newly diagnosed children who are interested in learning more about autism and the Autism Society of South Central WI. The session are led by members of our education committee who have children on the spectrum and consist of an overview of autism followed by time for questions and answers. Click here for our upcoming Autism 101 workshops.

Resource Directory

Our comprehensive Resource Directory contains autism services in our area including treatment providers, community services, educational resources, advocacy rights resources, recreation resources, respite care providers, support resources, adult services and more.

 

 

Mom’s Night Out

Mom’s Night Out is an informal social group for Moms who have children on the spectrum. It’s an opportunity to get out and spend time with other mothers who share similar life experiences . This group meets the first Wednesday of every other month from 6:30 pm at a local restaurant, appetizers are provided. Click here for upcoming Mom’s Night Out events

 

 

AUsome Social Group

The AUsome social group is a monthly opportunity for autistic individuals ages 12 and older to get together and have some fun while participating in activities out in the community. Activities are set up to allow for social interaction between group members. We strive to provide new and interesting experiences that will broaden the world view of participants and expose them to educational and potential job environments.

 

 

Educational Workshops

Every other month we partner with service providers and community members to offer free educational workshops on topics related to having a child on the spectrum. Some of the topics we cover are IEPs, behaviors, sensory issues, respite, stress management and engaging with law enforcement . Click here for upcoming educational offerings.

 

We are always looking for new ideas so if you have a topic ideas you would like to see us offer please send us an email!

 

Football camp

Football camp is a fun and interactive event where school age children who have autism get to practice football drills, learn new skills and have some fun with real football players on a real football field. At the end of the day participants are joined by their family members for a picnic and awards ceremony. The camp happens every year in October. Click here to register your child for this fall’s football camp!

 

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