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We’re proud to announce the release of our new and improved membership options! These monthly membership plans come with special perks, along with a membership-exclusive supplement to the ASAN newsletter, and opportunities for merch featuring our exclusive new design.

Each tier is named after a special interest shared by some autistic people, in a celebration of autistic culture. If you’ve been considering making a regular donation, this is a way to do so and get something in return.

Your donations support our policy work, our Easy Read toolkits, projects such as The Autism Campus Inclusion (ACI) Leadership Academy, autism acceptance resources like Welcome to the Autistic Community, and so much more!

Join us as a member!

Obtaining a membership is a great way to support our work! Join our membership community and learn more about the goings-on at ASAN. We have scholarships available for self-advocates as needed. If you need a scholarship membership, please contact Jean at jwinegardner@autisticadvocacy.org.

To give a gift membership to someone else, go here.

To make a one-time donation, or to make a recurring annual or monthly donation without signing up as a member, go here.

To manage your membership or update your information, click here.

Because you receive perks with your membership, not all of your membership dues will be tax deductible. This is based on your tier of membership. See the tabs at the left for how much of what you pay in dues will be tax deductible. If you opt out of perks, the full value of your membership dues is tax deductible no matter what tier.

Member Perks

Click on a membership level to see what you'll get as thanks for supporting our work!

  • Digital membership card
  • Membership welcome pack
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
The full amount of your membership dues is tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
The full amount of your membership dues is tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack 
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
  • ASAN mug
  • $5 gift card to ASAN shop
$22 out of the year will not be tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack 
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
  • ASAN mug
  • $5 gift card to ASAN shop
  • A physical copy of one of ASAN’s books
    • Knowing Why
    • Navigating College
    • Empowering Leadership
    • Welcome to the Autistic Community
    • Loud Hands 
$47 out of the year will not be tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
  • ASAN mug
  • $5 gift card to ASAN shop
  • A physical copy of one of ASAN’s books
    • Knowing Why
    • Navigating College
    • Empowering Leadership
    • Welcome to the Autistic Community
    • Loud Hands
  • ASAN goodie bag
    • ASAN pen
    • ASAN lapel pin
    • ASAN tangle
$51.60 out of the year will not be tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack 
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
  • ASAN mug
  • $5 gift card to ASAN shop
  • A physical copy of one of ASAN’s books
    • Knowing Why
    • Navigating College
    • Empowering Leadership
    • Welcome to the Autistic Community
    • Loud Hands 
  • ASAN goodie bag
    • ASAN pen
    • ASAN lapel pin
    • ASAN tangle
  • T-shirt
$72.60 out of the year will not be tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack 
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
  • ASAN mug
  • $5 gift card to ASAN shop
  • A physical copy of one of ASAN’s books
    • Knowing Why
    • Navigating College
    • Empowering Leadership
    • Welcome to the Autistic Community
    • Loud Hands 
  • ASAN goodie bag
    • ASAN pen
    • ASAN lapel pin
    • ASAN tangle
  • T-shirt
  • Stimtastic $10.00 gift card
$82.60 out of the year will not be tax deductible.
  • Membership card
  • Membership welcome pack 
  • Member-exclusive newsletter
  • Digital phone and computer wallpapers
  • ASAN logo sticker
  • ASAN mug
  • $5 gift card to ASAN shop
  • A physical copy of one of ASAN’s books
    • Knowing Why
    • Navigating College
    • Empowering Leadership
    • Welcome to the Autistic Community
    • Loud Hands 
  • ASAN goodie bag
    • ASAN pen
    • ASAN lapel pin
    • ASAN tangle
  • T-shirt
  • Stimtastic $10.00 gift card
  • ASAN tote bag
$100.60 out of the year will not be tax deductible.

Our Mission

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism. ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which Autistic people enjoy the same access, rights, and opportunities as all other citizens. We work to empower Autistic people across the world to take control of our own lives and the future of our common community, and seek to organize the Autistic community to ensure our voices are heard in the national conversation about us. Nothing About Us, Without Us!