Change for Autism is a campaign through the Autism Society of Wisconsin designed to encourage stakeholders to create meaningful change for people with autism in our schools and communities. Whether you’re part of a group, business, school and/or a passionate individual hoping to ignite change, there is a place for you within the Change for Autism campaign!
Ways to get involved:
Schools are a great place to raise awareness and help students gain a better understanding of what autism is and how it affects those who have it. Schools are invited to join our Change for Autism coin drive.
Change for Autism Coin Drive:
Schools that participate in the Change for Autism coin drive will receive free awareness building and educational materials from the Autism Society of Wisconsin. All schools that participate will be entered to win 2 conference registrations and the school that raises the most money will win a party for the top 3 classrooms!
Participating schools will be given a free awareness building kit including:
- Printed Kit for Kids materials from the Organization of Autism Research (OAR)
- Access to Autism Tuned In (Animated Videos and Student Activities)
- What’s Up with Nick? Peer Education Foldout book
- What’s Up with Nick Peer Education Lesson
- Kids with Autism Might… Poster
- An Educator’s Guide to Autism book
- Printed Sesame Street We’re Amazing 1-2-3 books
- Electronic access to Just Like You video and discussion questions
- Autism Informational Sheets and Posters
- Change for Autism Change Jar Labels
Contact the Autism Society of Wisconsin to learn about how you can create sensory friendly environments or make your business more welcoming to individuals and families affected by autism. Businesses can also considering the Autism Society of Wisconsin this April by collecting spare change or hosting a jean day to raise money to support our programs and services.
Share your experiences to raise awareness and support others:
- What do you wish others knew about autism? Share your thoughts in our survey to be included in our social media awareness campaign.
- Become a support parent through Parent to Parent of Wisconsin to support another parent of a child with autism.
- Make a donation to the Autism Society of Wisconsin to support our ongoing programs and services.