UPCOMING EVENTS:


Local:

  • December 6, 2014 - Bowling Tournament at Bowl South - 7PM Houma (Click HERE for registration form)
  • December 6, 2014 - Christmas Under the Lamp Post - 6:30 PM Franklin
  • December 13, 2014 - Christmas Concert at St Francis De Sales Cathedral - 7:30 PM Houma (Click HERE for Tickets)
  • December 20, 2014 - Christmas Party - 10 AM - St Andrew KC Hall (833 Julia Street, Amelia, LA  70340)
  • January 10, 2015 - Car Show - Matthews, LA
  • March 21, 2015 - 7th Annual Hunting for the Missing Piece 5k - Morgan City, LA

National:

Special Announcement:

Autism Society Bayou is now registered with GoodSearch.com, a company that helps non-profits like ours raise funds through everyday actions of our supporters. Every time you use a GoodSearch service, they donate approximately half of the revenue they make to the non-profit you've designated.

 

You can watch a short video on how it works: HERE
 

Here is how you can help:

 

  • Use GoodSearch.com when you search the internet - they will donate a penny to us every time you do
  • Use GoodShop.com when you shop online - they work with more than 2,500 major brands, have over 100,000 coupons and donate a percentage of every purchase you make to us
  • Enroll in the GoodDining.com program - they will donate up to 6% of every dollar you spend when you eat at one of 10,000 participating restaurants.
 

We'd like to begin building our presence on GoodSearch.com. Please join our community on GoodSearch.com and help us raise money for our mission. Get started by clicking the "Become a Supporter" button on our profile page.
 

Autism Society Bayou Scholarship Guidelines:

Eligibility:  The scholarship program is for individuals who are residents of the parishes of Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Mary, Assumption and lower St. Martin diagnosed with autism who are accepted to or will be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school for the academic year 2015 - 2016.  This program is also for individuals who do not have autism but whose undergraduate programs are in fields that support scientific, educational, or other therapeutic interventions in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Residency requirements are the same as individuals who are diagnosed with autism.

Award:  Recipient will receive one award of $500.00 to be used at an accredited public or private university, trade school, technical school or vocational school in which recipient has been accepted for admission for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.  Said university, trade school, technical school or vocational school must be in the continental United States, and online programs are eligible to receive award.  The Scholarship Committee reserve the right to increase the funding level based on funds available in the budget for that program. Funds will be distributed directly to institution.

Note:  To be eligible for an Autism Society Bayou Scholarship, you must agree to attend at least one (1) monthly meeting of the Autism Society Bayou for the year in which you receive scholarship funds.

Click HERE for scholarship application
 

Autism Society Bayou Mini-Grants Guidelines and Application:


Eligibility: Click here for eligibility guidelines   Winners will be announced by December 1, 2014.  Funds distributed on December 20, 2014 at Chrismtas Party.

Application:  Click here for application and membership form.
 


 

Our Mission

To promote and advocate for the general welfare of persons with autism,to support the families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and to raise awareness of all aspects of autism which affect the families.

 

Autism Society Bayou supports families in the surrounding areas: St Mary, Terrebonne, Lafourche, Assumption and Lower St. Martin parishes.

 

Meeting Information

Autism Society Bayou holds monthly meetings on Saturdays (the 3rd Saturday of each month) at 10:00 am. The meetings are held at the Terrebonne Parish Library, North Branch, located across from H.L. Bourgeois High School. Children are welcome.


The meeting address is:
4130 W. Park Ave, Gray, LA

Make your donation online to help support Autism Society Bayou!

Cooking

KC member Volunteers

Here are the KC member volunteers cooking hamburgers and hotdogs for everyone to enjoy!

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Field

Autism Awareness logo

Here is a look at the MCHS stadium football field painted with the Autism Awareness logo.

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Registration

Registration before the 5K

Here are some people lining up to register for the 5K.

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Young and Old

Youngest and Oldest winners

You are never too young or too old to have fun and participate in the 5K.

Check it out!