The Autism Resource Center is a founding member of Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts (AFAM) which was formed in 2004 to address the need for full-time representation to give our families a voice on Beacon Hill. The Center encourages all parents and interested parties to become members of this organization. Visit AFAM's website.
Autism License Plate
AFAM in collaboration with Autism Speaks is offering an Autism Specialty License plate. The organizations will split the proceeds from this specialty plate to support the organization's mission. to learn more or order a license plate click here
Mass Advocates Standing Strong
The Autism Resource Center is an organizational member of Mass Advocates Standing Strong which is an organization of self -advocates in Massachusetts working together to empower themselves through education so that they can make choices to improve and enrich their lives. Collaborating with MASS the Autism Resource Center endeavors to assist young adults with ASD to develop self advocacy skills. Groups will be formed in the spring of 2013, watch the newsletter for details.
In collaboration with Camp Starfish the Autism Resource Center offers a short residential camp experience in July at Camp Starfish in Rindge, NH.
Each Camper is assigned a 1:1 aide to assist in participating in a full range of camp activities including swimming, boating, games, sports, sing-a-long, campfires, meals served family style, (dietary modifications available) and more. For more information visit the website for Camp Starfish Watch the Newsletter for details, registration begins in January each year .
Autism Housing Pathways
The Center is an institutional member of AHP, and encourages all parents to join and stay involved and informed on all issues, laws, & information regarding housing for adults with autism. Visit the AHP website.