ASIE provides many valuable services and resources for the local Inland Empire community. We are the only autism organization in the Inland Empire that serves all levels of autism, all ages, regardless of if they our a member of the Autism Society. We provide Information & Referral Services, Support, Education and Public Policy Advocacy with one goal in mind – to improve the lives of all affected by autism!
Our services include:
E-Newsletter: Distributed twice a month to over 3,000 families and professionals with the latest in autism news and events in the Inland Empire.
Information & Referral: Talk to a parent who has experience in advocating, educating and living with ASD. (951) 220-6922 or visit our online Resource Guide. Updated each year, this resource provides families and professionals with over 800 resources and 200 pages in this FREE downloadable pdf file! This is the most comprehensive guide to all autism-related programs and services in the Inland Empire. More than 75 topic areas, including Education, Advocacy, Therapies, Recreational Opportunities, Medical/Dental, and Colleges are covered.
Support: We provide a number of groups for individuals with ASD and their families including, the Awesome Adults (for those 18 yrs and older, meets in Riverside area); High Desert Support & Play (meets once a month in Apple Valley for families with children with ASD); the Teen and Adult Group in Murrieta (recommended ages 14-24 years, meets twice a month in Murrieta area); and Shy Angels (meets every other month in Redlands/Riverside area – for teens and adults with limited verbal ability).
Family Events: We provide fun family events throughout the year – Sky High Nights and Sensory Friendly movies every month, and special events like Autism Day at the Cove Waterpark, Camping, Holiday parties and more!
Education: ASIE provides educational topics most months during our Sky High Nights, but will also offer low-cost workshops throughout the year on a variety of topics.
Public Policy Advocacy: Though our work with the Alliance of California Autism Organizations (ACAO),local Taskforces and Committees, efforts through our National office, and our relationships with local leaders, we continue to work for a brighter future for all of our families. Current initiatives are focused on improving awareness and training with First Responders and the Legal System; improving access to services for our Medi-Cal families; and improving employment and higher education options outcomes for adults and teens with ASD.