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The Autism Society of Florida creates connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully.
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About Autism


Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability affecting 1 in 36 children in the United States.  

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The Autism Society of Florida has partnered with Leaderpass to create a comprehensive training for families, teachers and first responders. 

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Subscribe to No Limits Global and you get 5 separate Passes chock-full of knowledge and newfound insights that will keep you, your family, or your team informed and equipped with the knowledge necessary to improve individual outcomes.

No Limits Global provides premiere instruction from vetted experts to improve the quality of life for those with autism and the families who love them.

The ambition of the Autism Society of Florida and its collaboration with Leaderpass is to bring about meaningful change by removing antiquated limiting belief systems and encouraging this compassionate and vibrant community of individuals to thrive in a way they may have never thought possible.


Join our support group and chat with other parents who can offer advice or support others by sharing your own knowledge and experience. 

Also visit our Support Groups Page for more info about our Military Parent Support Group



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If you miss it live you can watch sessions on YouTube or listen to our PODCAST to hear from experts presenting topics related to best practices in autism. REACH benefits everyone and "reaches" people in remote areas that need this connection. 

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We may have board positions open in your area.
Contact us to find out. 

If you have a strong belief in our mission with the passion and time to dedicate yourself towards empowering people with autism and their families, you may be just right for our Board of Directors. We need team players that demonstrate strong leadership qualities and a desire to take on impactful responsibilities. If this sounds like you, email us and let us know how you can be an asset to ASF.

We are fueled by passion and the desire to empower every person with autism and their families. People with autism have unique gifts and can contribute to their communities in many ways. We're fortunate to have them in our lives. The best advocacy occurs with education, respect and the presumption of competence for all. 


ASF provides autism training for police officers and other first responders with information and life saving techniques to assist in encounters between professionals and children and adults with autism.

Training includes recognizing the signs of ASD, handling behavioral challenges, de-escalation strategies, elopement issues, helpful resources and much more.

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Our board advocates for and contributes to crafting legislation to protect, empower and improve the quality of life for people with autism in all aspects of life.​ We forge relationships with legislators as well as people in our communities to educate, inform and create awareness about the needs of individuals with autism in Florida. 

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Drowning is the #1 cause of death in autism and Florida leads the way in child drownings resulting in death. Kids with ASD are 160 times more likely to experience nonfatal and fatal drowning than their neurotypical peers. The Autism Society of Florida provides swim lesson scholarships that help to save lives. Training in autism is provided to water safety instructors to prepare them for teaching necessary skills to children and adults with autism. 

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Our kids don’t come with a special manual or born to parents who have a certain set of skills. We learn as we go. Sometimes we figure things out fairly quickly, and sometimes it takes years of hard work and perspiration. If we try to do it all alone, or feel that we’ve been abandoned by those we once counted on, life can easily begin to feel as though it’s impossible. Join our support group.

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