About Us

The Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake is a volunteer organization founded in 1976. We were created to help serve the Autism community in Baltimore. Our organization provides information, advocacy and support for families and individuals.

The Baltimore-Chesapeake affiliate is part of a national network. The Autism Society’s mission is to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. As the nation’s oldest leading grassroots Autism organization, the Autism Society and its 75 local affiliates serve over half a million members of the Autism community each year. It envisions a world where everyone in the Autism community is connected to the support they need, when they need it – including education, advocacy efforts, and supports and services throughout their lifespan. For more information, go to www.autismsociety.org, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Like the new look? Read the press release on our brand launch using this following link: http://www.baltimoreautismsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/BDP-Press-Release-PDF.pdf


Autism Acceptance Welcomes ALL Experiences!

Did you know the prevalence rate for Autism diagnoses are increasing for both children and adults? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released two new reports from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) network detailing prevalence rates, characteristics, and screening and diagnostic information. As a CDC partner, the Autism Society of America routinely reviews these reports to disseminate information, educate the greater community, and advocate for critical policy changes that ensure everyone in the Autism community has access to the resources they need to live fully. In late March 2023, the CDC reported a continued increase in the prevalence rate with 1 in 36 children receiving an Autism diagnosis. Read the Autism Society's full press release here: https://autismsociety.org/autism-society-addresses-increased-autism-prevalence-rates-in-2023-cdc-report/ For the [...]

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