About Us

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

Our Mission

Improving the lives of all affected by autism.

The mission of the Autism Society of Florida (ASF) is to assure full participation and self-determination in every aspect of life for each individual. We will realize this vision by opening avenues of self-advocacy and advocating on behalf of others in a way that values equity, respect, dignity and diversity in all communities.

Our Philosophy

The Autism Society of Florida is committed to honesty, fairness and respect for others, in that philosophy we make specific promises to our most important audienceWe make these promises to expresses a level of commitment that is both demanding and personal.

To our parents, we promise to treat you with dignity, courtesy and consideration. We also promise to be responsive, reliable and supportive.

To persons with autism, we promise to create an inclusive environment that instills trust that provides you with the opportunity to achieve your maximum potential.

To our members, we promise to expand the benefits of  our Society and to continue to provide quality programs and services while listening and responding to your concerns.

To our financial contributors, we treat your contributions as if they were our own and carefully manage the Society while we pursue our mission.

To our communities, we promise an active level of involvement in all areas of Florida and to improve the quality of life for persons who have autism and their families.

These promises represents our resolve to continually improve, to do the right things and to do things right. These promises represent the fundamental principles that we believe in.

Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is critical to the effectiveness of our organization. Our strategic plan guides the development of our budget each year.

The ASF Board has approved our 3 year Strategic Plan 2019 – 2021. If you would like us to share our Plan with you and consider your input please contact us. Your input is valuable to the future of the organization!

Our Support

ASF statewide and national advocacy
ASF statewide Law Enforcement Training
CHC Designations
United Way Designations
Community Sponsorships
ASF Fundraisers

Please tell one new person about ASF this week.
Send us a quick note about how involvement with ASF has touched your life and include a photo if you would like. Email info@autismfl.com Thank you for your support.