Autism Society of West Shore (ASWS) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization of parents, school staff, and others who actively seek to support and advocate for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families.

Our Mission

To advocate and support meaningful participation in all aspects of life for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families in West Michigan.

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In the News

CDC Announces New Incidence Rates
Data and Statistics

How to Apply for Disability Benefits

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Feds Clarify How To Apply For Autism Tracking Devices

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Save the Date

West Michigan Needs Assessment Survey
The Autism Society of West Shore is conducting a survey to determine where service and training needs are in West Michigan so we can better address these needs.  Please take a few minutes to complete the following survey.

Take the West Michigan Needs Assessment Survey

Upcoming Events

Third Annual Golf Open and Fundraiser 
September 27, 2014
10:00 Shotgun start

Join us for a continental breakfast, 18 holes of golf, lunch, silent and live auction and19th hole party. Not a golfer? Join us in the afternoon for the auction and 19th hole party. Want to be a sponsor or donate an auction item? Contact us at 

ASWS Golf Outing Information

Scholarship Opportunities

Family Hope Foundation

Family Hope Foundation offers financial assistance for therapy that is not covered by insurance. Scholarships of up to and including $1,000 per applicant are awarded twice a year, April 1st & October 1st.

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To learn more about conferences that are available at the local, state and national levels, click here.

Disclaimer: It is important to do your own research and make your own informed decisions. Please note that Autism Society of West Shore does not endorse any specific therapy, product, treatment, strategy, opinions, service or individual. We do, however, endorse your right to information.