Autism Support 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. For more information and to share with your friends, download our brochure.

Ways to Support Autism Support of West Shore
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AmazonSmile
Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.  Support ASWS by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.

Heart of West Michigan United Way

Heart of West Michigan United Way investors can choose to designate all or part of their annual contributions to Autism Support of West Shore.  To designate your gift to ASWS, use the United Way Designation Form and write: Autism Support of West Shore, Spring Lake, Michigan.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Upcoming Events
Monthly Gathering at the Pipeline are Cancelled 
The Pipeline Grill will be closing and becoming an event center.  We will be looking for a location that is accessible to all our family and friends.   Stay tuned!


Speaker and Series: Free and open to the public unless specified.  Topics are relevant to parents, family members, educators, and professionals.  Childcare is not provided.   

 

Positive Behavior Supports  
May 8, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM
OAISD
13565 Port Sheldon, Holland
This workshop will introduce Positive Behavior Supports (PBS).  Many children have behaviors that are part of their disability.  These behaviors may make it difficult to learn, cause harm, or isolate a child from his or her peers.  It is important for parents to understand that behavior is communication.

Flyer and registration information: https://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/upcoming-events/eventregistration/

Spring Fling Celebration and Banquet
May 19, 2018
Location: Grand Valley State University
One Circle Dr, Allendale
Time: 5:30 - 10:00
Guest Speaker Lt Governor Brian Calley, awards, music and gourmet dinner.
Join us for our eighth year celebrating our loved ones on the Autism Spectrum and the people who have been nominated for the Educator of the Year and the You Make a Difference awards. Guests will enjoy a strolling banquet, speaker, awards, raffle, and music. This is a time for us to celebrate our children and the award recipients. Tickets are $50 per person or $360 for a table of eight.

Tickets: https://www.asws.org/Events/springfling/register.aspx


Annual Golf Outing
September 22, 2018
10:00 Shot Gun Start
Location: Grand Haven Golf Club
1700 Lincoln St, Grand Haven
Come out for this annual event and enjoy 18 holes of golf, lunch, refreshments, raffle, silent auction and live music.  Money raised through this fundraiser directly benefited individuals and families living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Not a golfer?  No problem there's still plenty of fun and activity at our 19th Hole Party.  The 19th Hole Party is free and open to the public.

Golfer and Sponsor Registration: https://www.asws.org/Events/ASWSGolfOuting/ASWSOpenRegistration.aspx

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