Autism is a complex disorder, receiving support doesn't have to be. At Hope 4 Autism, Inc. we focus not only on children with autism, but on the care of the caregivers as well. Our mission is to improve the current and future quality of life of children and families affected by autism, by building a stronger autism community.
Services in Review
Not- So-Typical Autism Support Groups are held the 2nd Monday of every month (except June and July). RSVP here.
Autism Nanny Boutique Scholarship Program is designed to assist low income/no income families with monetary support for superior child care. Launching Spring 2015, learn more here.
Individual Behavioral Support: develop a behavior support plan for targeted challenging behaviors to shape them into desired behaviors and promote the highest functioning possible for the individual. Learn more here!
Upcoming 2015 Events
Sunday January 25th: Sunday Funday at Bikram Yoga
Join us for a bikram yoga class in the hot room! Proceeds will benefit our Autism Nanny Boutique Scholarship fund which supports childcare for low income/no income families. 915 Main Street at 4:30. Contact Bikram downtown on their website here.
Saturday April 18th: Strut 4 Autism (6th annual)
Our signature benefit featuring autism awards, local designs/designers, local celebrity figure models, silent auction and much more! Sponsored by and held at Valenti Cadillac, learn more here!
Autism Award Nominations:
During our 5th annual Strut 4 Autism, we introduced our all new Autism Awards Ceremony. Where we awarded five outstanding caregivers for their dedication and passion to caring for their child(ren) on the spectrum. Our 2014 honorees received an award and beautiful floral arrangement made possible by One Piece of the Puzzle. The 2014 honorees are:
1. Nominations open form 1/1-15-3/15/15
2. Six winners will be chosen.
3. Self-nominations are allowed.
4. Candidate must be an autism mom, dad or primary caregiver to child with autism.
5. Candidate must reside in Connecticut.
6. Candidate can not be a previous award winner.
2014 Autism Caregiver Awards
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Special Thanks to the Hartford Marathon Foundation!