Looking to provide support to the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania? Contribute to the cause through donations, becoming involved with our fundraisers, or volunteering for an event today!

Learn About the Issues

Interested in learning more about the issues that could affect the lives of people on the autism spectrum? We will notify you of any important news or legislation that could affect your family.

What is Advocacy? an activity by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy for your family member or self can take place in many different context to include formal and informal. Advocacy is essential to communicate the needs for education, support, job training, housing, and more.

Click the button below to stay up to date with public policies, legislation, and other news related to people living with disabilities.


Become a Member

Join Autism Society NWPA and add your voice to the growing number of families and professionals helping those with autism. Your annual membership fee of $35.00 will help us to operate our programs throughout the year. You can help!

$35 Family Household Membership (memberships are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase).

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As a part of your annual membership, you will enjoy free or discounted family sensory and social opportunities as well as invitations to special member-only events. The benefits of attending begin with the sharing between one parent to another. Often times, just talking to someone who has “been there” can really help. The monthly outings are designed to develop: community awareness and interaction through structured community-based experiences; and develop and maintain recreation and leisure skills. The outings are opened to all families living with an autism spectrum disorder.

PLEASE NOTE: The $35.00 annual membership provides a household membership to our local Autism Society

OR complete the application and mail to 3308 State Street Erie PA 16508 with your check payable to Autism Society NWPA.

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Give the Gift

Children are special gifts. Many of us search for that perfect toy car, doll, video game, or gift card to give a child for birthdays or holidays.  At the Autism Society NWPA we have a great gift idea for the growing number of families and professionals helping those with Autism…..an Annual Membership.   Memberships are a perfect way to include grandparents all year long.

Gift of Membership

Become a Volunteer Today

Autism Society NWPA relies on volunteers in order to offer events, conference, and activities. Support the Autism Society NWPA by becoming a volunteer. Thank you for taking the first step in making the difference in the lives of individuals and families living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.



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Help us “warm” our new Family Center!

We need YOUR help!

Are you looking for a way to help with our new family center and offices? Now is your chance! Help us furnish and stock our new building by gifting an item(s) from our AmazonSmile – Wish List.
Every gift will make a difference for our families at the new family center.

All gifts may be shipped to:

Autism Society NWPA
3308 State Street
Erie, PA 16508

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Embrace the Difference

If you are looking for a special holiday gift with meaning or a unique piece of jewelry, choose a piece from Embrace the Difference® – Jewelry and Giftware. This stunning collection is a beautiful way to show acceptance and kindness while making a contribution to Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania.

The symbol of interconnecting circles joined by a square show that we are all linked together no matter what difference we may have.

Embrace the Difference® uplifting and inspiring symbol has been finely crafted into a complete line of jewelry that can be worn by all and $10 to $100 from each purchase is donated back to Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Embrace the Difference® Jewelry and Giftware can be purchased at ReedsJenss locations or you can easily order on-line though www.reedsjewelers.com/embrace-the-difference.
We are an official beneficiary of Embrace the Difference. Each piece is accompanied by a donation card. Please go to www.embracethedifference.org and redeem your donation card to benefit Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania.

3rd Party Fundraisers

Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania depends 100% on fundraising dollars to provide supports to individuals and families living with an autism spectrum disorder. We welcome the community’s willingness to help promote autism awareness and funding for our mission. One of the ways to support the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania is planning and/or sponsoring an event to raise funds for the charity.

Procedures and Guidelines

Please check out our procedures and guidelines form below if interested in hosting a fundraiser.

Event Applications

Ready to host your own fundraiser? Click the button below to start filling out an event form!