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About The Color of Autism Foundation

Who We Are

We are a Non-Profit 501(c)3 organization committed to educating and assisting African American families with Autistic children.

Autism affects children of every race, ethnic group and socioeconomic status. African-American children are frequently confronted with late diagnosis or misdiagnosis. African American Autism Support is vital to the development of underserved children.

Our goal is to help families identify the warning signs of autism early on. We can start to overturn these disparities by helping African-Americans with autism reach their full potential. We empower families with information on autism that they can use to advocate for services for their child.

Our Mission

The Color of Autism Foundation is committed to serving people of color who are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. We are devoted to empowering families and lessening their isolation. Our goal is to build efficacy and end the stigma of Autism Spectrum Disorders in communities of color.

What We Do

  • Parent Education, Advocacy and Support
  • Self-Advocate Support
  • Job skills and Transition to adulthood
  • Research initiatives
  • Digital Advocacy
  • Town Halls, Webinars, and Collaborations
  • Local, National, International

Our Impact

The Color of Autism Foundation is a non-profit, dedicated to addressing the needs of underserved families affected by autism spectrum disorders. We serve as the connecting thread by connecting families to services and other families building a spectrum of care within communities of color.

Since our inception, we have provided resources and services to thousands of families through programs centered on health and human services, education and awareness, and outreach and advocacy.