The Autism Support of West Shore (ASWS) is a non-profit organization advocating and supporting meaningful participation in all aspects of life for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families throughout the West Michigan area.
The Autism Support of West Shore provides the Hope newsletter, a quarterly newsletter featuring family interviews, summaries of relevant ASWS events and calendar of activities locally and around the state, monthly informal social groups for parents, families, and those who care about individuals with autism to meet, drink coffee, eat, and talk, regular meetings featuring guest speakers and workshops. Family activities for parents, siblings, and children with ASD are also planned throughout the year. Scholarships are available to qualified families to assist with education, equipment, and treatment. The Autism Support of West Shore also provides resource information and networking.