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Mini Grant Program Opens October 1, 2014

The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is offering its Mini Grant Program again for teachers and families. It has been a great success with many families and teachers from all across the Greater New Orleans area receiving grants to help students with Autism in their classrooms and children and adults with Autism in their community.

Qualified families living in and teachers working in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes may submit only one grant application proposal per year. Awards may not exceed $300.00 and may be awarded less than the requested amount. Click HERE for more details, instructions, and application form.

Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond for Autism: Extended to 10 year olds and older – Applications due October 27, 2014

Nov-Dec 2014 BBB Art Club FlyerThe Autism Society of Greater New Orleans and Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond by JBJ Creations are now extending the Brushes, Buddies, and Beyond for Autism art club to individuals on the autism spectrum age 10 years and older. This new session begins November 4 through December 9, 2014 (excluding November 25th) and will be held at Covenant United Methodist Church (115 East D’Amour St., Chalmette, LA 70043). Read more…

Special Needs Through the Life Span

The Autism Society Louisiana and the CENLA Down Syndrome Association is pleased to present “Special Needs Through the Life Span.” Join us at the conference and enjoy the opportunity to network with families and professionals. Learn how to manage challenging behaviors. Learn community skills for children for making positive changes in your and adults with special needs.

November 1, 2014
8:30 a.m.  – 4:45 p.m.
LSU at Alexandria
8100 U.S. 71, Alexandria, LA 71302

To download a copy of the agenda and registration form, click HERE.

NOTE: Families Helping Families Crossroads is offering stipends (while funds are available) to help with some of the conference costs for families to attend this conference. Click HERE to download their Conference Stipend form. Assistance through other FHF Resource Centers may be available as well. To contact the FHF Resource Center nearest you, click HERE.

2nd Annual Big Easy Showdown!

2014 Big Easy Showdown Postcard

Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Big Easy Showdown on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Zephyr Stadium on Airline Hwy. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and show is from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ALL proceeds are to benefit the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans.  For more information, click here or go to Other ASGNO Events on our Events page.

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Do you shop on  If so, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of all eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans when you shop at AmazonSmile. Just go to or click the banner below and simply log into your Amazon account. Then shop AND support the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans at the same time! Read more on our Donate page.


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