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  • AuSM Mission

    Established in 1971, the Autism Society of Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to education, advocacy and support designed to enhance the lives of those affected by autism from birth through retirement.
  • People First! Planning from the Perspective of the Person with Autism

    Kick off your MEA weekend with an AuSM workshop presented by Glenis Benson, PhD on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at enVision Hotel in South St. Paul. During this workshop, educators, caregivers, parents, and service providers will learn what it means to put an individual on the spectrum’s own perspective first.

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  • AuSM Counseling and Consulting Services

    The AuSM Counseling and Consulting Services team works in partnership with you to develop a plan based on your needs.

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  • Social Skills Classes

    AuSM social skills classes foster confidence and self-esteem while participants learn how to make friends and have fun.

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  • Training Tailored for Organizations and Businesses

    AuSM provides a variety of continuing education options for parents, caregivers, educators, direct support staff, business professionals, organizations, individuals with autism, and the community. Experienced educators present on topics that align with your interests and serve to enhance your life.

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  • Uniting the Community Events

    In partnership with area businesses and organizations, AuSM is pleased to offer monthly opportunities for families and individuals with autism to come together and enjoy fun activities in supportive, welcoming environments.

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  • Pumpkin Patch Trolley 2017 registration open

Pumpkin Patch Trolley 2017 registration open

pumpkinfriendsWEBAuSM, the Minnesota Streetcar Museum, and generous sponsor Anime Twin Cities invite you to experience the thrill of riding a trolley, spend time with Minnesota autism community friends, and pick a perfect pumpkin during this event for individuals and families affected by autism. The event, held on Oct. 14 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Minnesota Streetcar Museum's Linden Hill Station, is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the fall pumpkin harvest and to have fun in a welcoming environment! The cost is $10 per family for AuSM members and $15 per family for non-members. All are welcome, but space is limited. Click here for more information and to register today.