What does the New Mexico Autism Society Do?

We are an affiliate of the Autism Society of America and follow their mission statement: “Improving the lives of all affected by autism.” Advocacy, education, support, services and the promotion of research form the cornerstones of ASA’s activities. We are a community of acceptance support and connection. We strive to create a community of acceptance, support and connection for those affected by autism in New Mexico!

Specifically in New Mexico we:

  • Meet monthly – There is a different activity for the autism community monthly. Please check our event calendar frequently to keep up-to-date on our events.
  • Support autism groups around the state of New Mexico.
  • Provide and promote autism related educational programs and conferences for the community.
  • Form committees to work on autism related projects.
  • Publish flyers and newsletters to keep interested parties informed about meetings and activities occurring around New Mexico.
  • Advocate and educate regarding state and federal legislation to assist families and individuals with autism.
  • Plan activities to promote FUN and emotional support for families and individuals concerned with autism.
  • Work on state and local committees with other agencies and organizations to further goals and to improve resources.
  • Work with the Autism Society of America.
  • Work with the Autism Programs at the Center for Development and Disability at UNM.
  • Work with autism providers throughout the state.

Next Events

Feb 9 7:00 PM
Virtual Autistic Adult Meet
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Feb 18 10:00 AM
PERALTA: Book Signing with Dr. Temple Grandin at Wilderwood
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Feb 18 11:00 AM
LOS LUNAS - Sensory Friendly Movie: Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania
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