Resources for Allies During Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month. After receiving some very helpful feedback from a local CASA staff member about a related post in our April Social Media Calendar, we realized we have plenty of learning to do at Texas CASA when it comes to how to best be an ally for autistic people.

For those of you who, like us, are on a learning journey about the autistic community, we wanted to share some great resources we’ve found from an amazing organization run by and for autistic people, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN).

When you know better, you do better! One of our biggest takeaways so far has been that it’s important to learn about autism from autistic people, and to listen to what they say they want and need rather than make assumptions. We hope you find these resources helpful!

Do you have another resource or thought you’d like to share? Do you have a story of a CASA volunteer who has been an amazing advocate for an autistic child? We’d love to know! Email us at