About Us

The Autism Society of Northwest Ohio is an affiliate of the Autism Society of America, the oldest and largest Autism advocacy organization in the country.

Our mission: we create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully

We provide support, education, and advocacy to individuals, parents, family members, and professionals affected by Autism across the lifespan and the entire Autism spectrum in 12 counties in Northwest Ohio.

We are a non-profit agency Federal ID # 23-7148438 that is tax-exempt as part of a group exemption with the Autism Society of America.

Our Counties: Lucas, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams, and Wood.

Our Mission: To improve the lives of all affected by autism.

Our Vision: We envision a world in which individuals living with Autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.

Our Services:

  • Information about Autism and related topics
  • Referrals to Autism specific community resources and “Autism friendly” resources
  • Education and training for parents and professionals including our Practical Solutions workshops or Special Needs Planning series
  • Family Fun events
  • Parent Resource library with the use of Boardmaker (appointment needed)
  • Presentations to professional and community groups
  • Activities to promote Autism concern and awareness
  • Community and legislative advocacy
  • Email newsletter
  • Autism Walk – Come out and support our walk on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at Franklin Park Mall

Please contact us at 419-578-2766 for inquiries about our services, information and referrals, and general questions.

Following is our 2021 End of Year Annual Report:

Following is our 2020 990 Return: