The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is pleased to announce the availability of a custom designed t-shirt and canvas bag available for purchase through Screens for Good. Buy one now and wear it proudly in support of all who are living with autism in the greater New Orleans area! Offer ends October 21, 2016. So order yours now!
With appropriate education, vocational training, community living options, and support systems, individuals with autism can lead dignified, productive lives in their communities and strive to reach their fullest potential. The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans (ASGNO) is there to provide a foundation for building such lives. We are an affiliate of the national Autism Society and the only organization in New Orleans that is solely dedicated to autism. Read more…
Rescue – Call 911 first! If you cannot get through to 911, call GOHSEP at (225) 916-4905.
GOHSEP Parish Contacts – http://gohsep.la.gov/about/parishpa
Flood Warnings – https://alerts.weather.gov/cap/la.php?x=1
Road Closures – http://www.511la.org/
More information about shelters, special needs assistance, the Family Locator System, food and financial assistance, what to bring if you have to evacuate, how to report flood damage, and other resources to help in a disaster is on our Louisiana Disaster Assistance page. You can also find information on how to help those affected by the floods by volunteering or making a donation.
The East Jefferson YMCA (6691 Riverside Dr., Metairie, LA 70003) will be hosting two sessions of Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond for Autism and other disabilities beginning September 12, 2016. Both sessions are on Monday nights, once a week for 8 weeks. Individuals under 18 years-of-age are invited to participate. You can register to participate in the 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. session or the 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. session. For more information or to register contact the East Jefferson YMCA at (504) 888-9622 or go to the facility located at 6691 Riverside Drive in Metairie. Read more on our Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond for Autism page!
The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is excited to announce two Family Game Night locations; one in Slidell and another in New Orleans! Family Game Night is an opportunity for children on the spectrum and their siblings to not only have fun but to learn while they are having fun. It is also an opportunity for parents to mingle and network with other parents. There will be an assortment of games with varying levels of physical activity, e.g., board games, interactive games, scavenger hunts, one-on-one, two-person or multi-player games. And there will be a variety of volunteers playing the games along with the children to assist with game instructions, rules, and modeling how to play the games appropriately. Come join us for some friendly family competition and some good ole fun! More information is available on our Family Game Night page.
The LSUHSC Department of Psychiatry through its NOLA Family and Community Centered Autism Spectrum Project is conducting research to assess the supportive service needs of families living with Autism. The results of the study will be released to the funding agency, the Institute of Mental Hygiene. If the results of the study are published your privacy will be protected and you will not be identified in any way. If you are a parent, guardian, or family member of an individual with Autism and would like to provide information about your experiences utilizing and accessing Autism related services in the Greater New Orleans area please click the following link to complete a short survey.
Parent Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VVTH5Q8
The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is developing a three-year strategic plan and needs your help. By completing a short survey you will provide us with information that will ensure the development of goals and objectives that meet the needs of the communities we serve. The survey will take 3 – 5 minutes to complete. Take our survey now!
We are so very excited and overwhelmed with joy to announce that Peake BMW raised $17,110 for the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans at their Drive for a Cause held on Saturday, July 9th. We are very grateful and blessed to have benefited from this fundraiser and extend our sincerest appreciation to the wonderful people at Peake BMW for their generosity and all who came out to support the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans!
Use Discount Code ND-095 when booking a cruise with Autism on the Seas (AotS) and they will make a donation on your behalf to the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans (ASGNO)! And each family that uses the Donation Code will receive a $25 Onboard Credit for use during their cruise!
Book a 5 night (or longer) cruise and AotS will donate $100 to ASGNO. Book a 2-4 night cruise and AotS will donate $50 to ASGNO. All you have to do is use Discount Code ND-095 when booking your cruise. Donations will apply only to guests who have not cruised with Autism on the Seas in the past.
Visit their website at www.AutismOnTheSeas.com for pricing, availability, and additional information.