Welcome to ASCEND Group

UPCOMING EVENTS  

 Save the Date! 

Please mark your calendars for the ASCEND Group’s annual conference which will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Williamson’s Restaurant in Horsham. Please note that this year’s conference will be held on a Saturday with a different format. The 2016 conference will feature an opening keynote presentation by Dr. James Coplan, neurodevelopmental pediatrician and author of “Making Sense of Autistic Spectrum Disorders,” breakout sessions and a panel presentation.

Stay tuned for more details in the next few months! We hope to see you on November 12th!


 

ASCEND will be forming an Adults with Asperger's/Autism Support Group!

Sign up for our free e-newsletter to receive updates as this group forms. 

ASCEND Professional Events Calendar &
Professional Directory

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Directory 
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If your are an ASCEND Organizational Professional Member and would like to submit a listing for our website, simply click below to complete one/more of the following forms:

Submit an Event       Submit Research      Submit a Service

 


Professional Members' Offerings:

Social Groups, Support Groups & Workshops     

Summer Camps/Programs   

Research Opportunities (New studies added!)



ASCEND's MISSION:

To improve the lives of individuals
     and families in the Greater Philadelphia area impacted by Asperger Syndrome
and Autism through connections,
community and support.




 Support ASCEND today!


As a nonprofit organization, we depend solely on the support of our members.

Member Benefits include: 
  • Discounted admission to ASCEND’s
    annual conference
  • Invitations to ASCEND-sponsored
    social events
  • Inclusion in our Membership
    Directory (optional)
  • Free admission to speaker meetings
  • Invitation to join our listserv
    for message posting (member families only)
  • Access to the online e-newsletter archive


There are membership level options that make
sense and are affordable for just about anyone.
Please consider becoming an ASCEND member today.

Interested in volunteering? We welcome ASCEND members and non-members to sign up to volunteer on one of our committees. It's a great way to meet other people in our community and to give back!
Please click here to sign up to volunteer.


 On this site

An important part of the ASCEND mission is identifying and sharing resources with families, individuals with autism, professionals, educators, and other community stakeholders. We invite you to browse this site for access to regional and national resources in many categories, including advocacy, research, autism in the media, and much more!