Thanks for visiting our website. We’re glad you found us!

Our goal is to provide support to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families through educational programs, support groups and social gatherings. You’ll find information about our mission, upcoming programs, professional members, and a variety of resources on issues such as education, employment, advocacy, etc.

We hope the information on our site is helpful for you and your family. If you have any questions about the ASCEND Group, please send a message to [email protected]

Benefits of Membership

We hope you will consider joining the ASCEND Group as a family or professional member. Here’s a sampling of our membership benefits:

  • Attend educational programs for free or at a discounted rate
  • Participate in support groups for free
  • Inclusion in our Membership Directory (optional and available only to member families)
  • Access to our members-only "Cybrary" containing webinars on job search and employment, networking and Interviewing; SAP: Autism at Work Session Recording, College Panel Night handouts
  • Opportunity for professional members to promote their services, programs or events on our website and in our monthly e-newsletter which is sent to 4,000+ subscribers.
  • Feature professional member organizations on our homepage photo gallery with link to organization website.

How to Get Involved

ASCEND needs volunteers to help in the following areas:

  • Hosting Meetup events
  • Planning educational programs
  • Publicity
  • Social media

If you’re interested in volunteering, please call 610-449-6776 or send a message to [email protected].