About Us.

Autism Society Western New York    

19 Limestone Drive, Suite 1, Buffalo, New York 14221.          

Phone: 716-633-2275.          

Email:  info@autismwny.org 

To Join the Autism Society You can join our local chapter, the Autism Society WNY by joining the National Autism Society. A $40 donation gets you membership to the National Autism Society and the local chapter.


Disclaimer:  These web pages are intended for Informational purposes  only. We do not endorse or have personal experience with or receive funds from the agencies and therapy approaches listed

Our mission is  to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by autism in the Western New York area.  The  Autism Society Western New York  believes in meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.  We promote individual, parental and guardian choice to assure that people with autism are treated with dignity and respect.   Click this link to read more about the Autism Society Western New York’s and the Autism Society’s (National) Guiding Principles.  http://www.autism-society.org/about-the-autism-society/guiding-principles/  


Options Policy The Autism Society promotes the active and informed involvement of family members and the individual with autism in the planning of individualized, appropriate services and supports. Each family and individual with autism should have the right to learn about and then select, the options that they feel are most appropriate for the individual with autism. Click on Options Policy for a complete explanation of the Options Policy.


TO DONATE   If you would like to donate to the local WNY Chapter click on the “To Donate” link which is located at the bottom of every page.   Also, you can send a check payable to Autism Society WNY Chapter  to ASWNY, 19 Limestone Drive, Suite 1, Buffalo, NY 14221. 


Autism Society WNY Facebook Page Check us out on our Facebook page. Follow the link and Like us on Facebook.


Sign up for our Email List Join our email list for information on our events, Support Coffees and other agency’s events in the area. Click this link or the box on the left to Join our Email List. Once you click the link, it will ask for minimal information and it will send a confirmation email, click the link in the email to confirm.


ASWNY Board Members   Board members include: Kathy Eiss, President; Kristen Staats , Vice President;  Debbie Walk , Secretary; Katie Wells, Treasurer  and Karen Townson, Director.  .


Autism Society WNY Some Helpful Resources for parents which are updated twice a year, spring and fall.


Autism Society WNY Newsletter ,    Older but important newsletter on SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY! Also consisting of Local Chapter News, Research, Events, Summer Recreation and Announcements. * . To receive updates of future events join the  Email List by clicking on ‘Click here to join our Email List’. (Upper Left, Under Menu Options)