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.

Save the Date

Take a look at our upcoming events!!

Mark Your Calendars

September 13, 2016
Author Tracey Cohen Kicks off Speaker Series

6:30 – 8:30 pm
Educational Services Bldg
13565 Port Sheldon
Holland, MI 49414
Diagnosed at 39, Tracey shares little-known behavioral differences between males and females with Asperger Syndrome, early signs for detection, coping strategies, diagnosis and more.  Her talk will be helpful for individuals, families and professionals alike who will come away inspired and reassured having gained practical knowledge to understand and enable successful aspie living in our complex neurotypical dominated world.  Tracey’s book will be given to participants.  Register to attend this free event at 616-395-3222. 


Fall Family Fun Kickoff

September 18, 2016

3:00 pm
Spring Lake/Norton Shores Craig's Cruisers
1551 Pontaluna Rd,
Norton Shores, MI ‎49456
Bring your family for an afternoon of rides and fun.  The event is
free however we do need you to register the
number attending from your family at 616-395-3222.  Food and beverages can be purchased on site.  Hope to see you there!

ASWS Annual Golf Outing and Auction
September 24, 2016
10:00 Shotgun Start
Grand Haven Golf Course
1700 Lincoln St
Grand Haven, MI

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 
not a problem.  Join us at 3:30 for the 19th hole party.  

Register Now

Monthly Gathering Place 

Turk's Inn - Holland
Second Thursday of the month 6:30 - 8:00 

Mancino's - Grand Haven
Third Thursday of the month 6:30 - 8:00

These are informal gatherings to share a meal, beverage or just conversation. Children are always welcome but there is no childcare.



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.