Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

Together Autism Is Limitless.

Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

We are dedicated to growing the opportunities, future, and lives for all touched by autism. Together we can change the future.

Since 2004, the GLCA has worked to assist local families touched by autism access services. As our community has come together, committed to collaboration, and increased services, we have been inspired by the successes and potential of all touched by autism when provided opportunity!  Join us!  100% of every dollar makes a direct impact in our community. Learn what you can do to change the future!



Suzanne Tyner Autism Scholorship

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Now accepting application through September 15th!!
Bob and Suzy Tyner founded the GLCA in 2004 to assist local individuals and families touched by autism and provide better access to programs and services. To build on their work and further our mission of growing the opportunities, future, and lives for all individuals with autism, we are excited to introduce the Suzanne Tyner Autism Scholarship program. This program will provide scholarship assistance for local families so they may access critical programs, support, or equipment.

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Don't Limit Me!

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Venture Bound has a new blog post up discussing a powerful message from Megan Bomgaars about not placing limits on individuals with disabilities. Venture Bound is an interactive and inclusive program that helps students with cognitive or social challenges transition from school to work.  Click here to read this powerful post and learn more about what it is that Venture Bound does!



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2018 Els for Autism Golf Program!!

Monday, August 20th, 2018

The First Tee of Lake Erie will be hosting an Els for Autism class this fall! This program is designed to build self-esteem and confidence in a fun, welcoming, and supportive environment; encouraging participants to learn golf skills while practicing specific autism learning concepts including communication, emotional regulation, and motor and social skills.  Click here to learn more and to register!!

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Save the Date: 9 & Wine FORE Autism and Party IS

Friday, August 10th, 2018


9 and Wine FORE Autism is a brand new, one of a kind, golf scramble for the serious and not so serious golfer! Played on the sprawling greens of Stone Oak Country Club, golfers will enjoy 9 challenging and unique holes, wine tasting on the greens, appetizers, and prize opportunities on special holes.  

After the scramble, players and guests will kick off "The Party IS", a relaxed and true FUN party under the stars at Stone Oak Country Club.

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