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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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.


Upcoming Events

Sensory Trail Fall Clean Up Day
October 13, 2018
1 - 3 p.m.
3991 Fillmore St, Jenison, MI 49428
Spend an afternoon with your family enjoying Sensory Trail at Grand Ravines County Park.  We will be checking for needed clean up and maintenance  of the trail along with park personnel.  Not only will we be doing a service for our adopted park it's sure to be lots of fun for everyone.

Sensory Friendly Night at RebounderZ
October 16, 2018
6:00 - 8:30 pm
RebounderZ of Jenison
7500 Cottonwood St, Jenison
Enjoy an evening of fun and family time.  Rebounderz has something for all ages.  Bring your family to this Sensory Friendly event.  Use the attached coupon for $5.00 off admission compliments of Autism Support of West Shore.  All jumpers must have a signed waiver to participate.  Concession stand will be open for food and drink purchase.

Download Flier for discount coupon

Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating 

Lifelong Communication 

Tuesday October 23 in Grand Rapids KISD 5:30PM-8:30PM  

Register online at

Night at the Children's Museum
Wednesday November 14 6-8pm
Children's Museum, Grand Rapids
No cost to attend! Register by calling the GRCM at 616-235-4726.

Holiday Party
December 1, 2018 11 -1 pm Spring Lake Family Fitness and Aquatic Center.  
Join us for our annual holiday party for swimming, a light lunch and tons of fun with families and friends.  Please register your family and the number attending.  Please specify the number of children per family.  No cost to attend and every child will receive a holiday gift card. 
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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.   

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.