Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania

The goal of our organization is to share: our contacts, our experiences and our friendships. We will inform you of the many professional agencies that we have in our area. We will notify you of any important news or legislation that could affect your family. We will listen to your concerns, share the fun and laughter at our family gatherings.

We are part of a team that will assist you and your family, as you navigate the world of autism.
No one should ever have the feeling that they are alone.

Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania exists to improve the quality of life across the lifespan of persons on the Autism Spectrum and their families in Erie, Crawford, Venango, and Mercer Counties through:

Advocacy   Education   Service   Support   Research

Our activities are driven by the needs of our families. We promote an awareness of autism and other developmental disorders in the community at large and to that end, educators, social workers, and other professionals are welcome as an integral part of our family.

Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
View our Annual Report.  Please contact the office (814)455-3540 to view a copy of our Form 990


Autism Society NWPA was privileged to receive the Charles H. Bracken Excellence in Nonprofit Governance Award. The award was presented to Autism Society NWPA Executive Director, Tish Bartlett, and Board Secretary, Natalie Braddock, at the 2019 Nonprofit Day by Adam Bratton, Executive Director Nonprofit Partnership.

The award exist to acknowledge exemplary governance in nonprofit organizations. This represents the commitment, conscientious efforts, and engagement of the Autism Society NWPA Board of Directors.

Thank you, Nonprofit Partnership and Bracken family, for this distinction.

JOIN TODAY to enjoy free or discounted family sensory and social opportunities

UPCOMING EVENTS


Pinned Event

Sisson’s Pumpkin Patch
October 6 @ 5:00 pm - Dusk

Join us for a variety of fall activities for the whole family! Hayrides, corn maze, slides, pedal karts, hay forts, obstacle course, logic maze, pumpkin slingshots, and the favorite of all; the Corn Box. The concession stand will be open for your convenience. Autism Society NWPA is and will continue. . .

Community Opportunities – Educational Seminar – OCTOBER 4, 2022
October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

HUMAN TRAFFICKING & SCAMS | The Subtle Complexity of Detection HOSTED BY: Autism Society NWPA | The Achieva Family Trust | The Arc Erie WHEN:    Tuesday, October 4, 2022 TIME:       10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Q&A 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm WHERE:    Hybrid IN-PERSON Autism. . .

Sisson’s Pumpkin Patch
October 6 @ 5:00 pm - Dusk

Join us for a variety of fall activities for the whole family! Hayrides, corn maze, slides, pedal karts, hay forts, obstacle course, logic maze, pumpkin slingshots, and the favorite of all; the Corn Box. The concession stand will be open for your convenience. Autism Society NWPA is and will continue. . .

Sensory Friendly Day at Splash Lagoon
November 6 @ 2:30pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of water fun! Splash Fun:  2:30 pm to 6:30 pm; Check-in opens at 2:15 Pm.   In addition to the waterpark,  admission will also include the Tree Tops Ropes course. Ropes course participants are harnessed and connected to a rail above to prevent falls and climb. . .

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