Autism Society of Colorado

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Basic Information

Address: 550 South Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 100 Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Phone Number: 720-214-0794
Fax Number: 720-274-2744

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Additional Information

Executive Director: Betty Lehman
Service Description: Non-Profit offering information, referrals, community awareness, education and policy efforts.
Mission Statement:

Improving the lives of all affected by autism

Membership Fee: Membership is optional and includes both the local and national dues.
Eligibility Requirements: none
Hours of Operation/Schedule: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Services Offered:
Information, referrals, support groups, community awareness, policy, The Source - newsletter, Give Me a Break Respite Program and, family friendly events.

We have a monthly Family Pizza Night, a summer Family Picnic and various opportunities through the year. Please contact us for more information.

Support Groups: Online Support Group Physical Support Group ABC’s of ASDs- This is a monthly educational seminar run by the Autism Society of Colorado and discusses a range of issues that parents of children with ASDs face. Most meetings feature a guest speaker. This group meets on the 2nd Wednesdays of every month (please call in advance) at 6 p.m. Call us for any additional information and to RSVP. Childcare is only available with RSVP. 550 S. Wadsworth Blvd; Suite 100, Lakewood, CO 80226. Call 720-214-0794 or email to RSVP.

Autism Society of Colorado (ASC) was founded in 1970 by parents who fought for their children to attend public schools. Victory was the passage of IDEA in 1975. Volunteers produced newsletters, worked on legislation, and provided information and referrals.

Detailed Organization Information:

Presently, ASC’s professional staff of 7 serves individuals with ASDs, families, providers and policy makers by providing the most current and accurate information and referrals; implementing programs that promote quality of life; advancing legislation to increase funding for treatment and support; and heightening community awareness.