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!



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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28 Years of The Americans with Disabilities Act

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Venture Bound's newest blog post discusses the 28th Anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act. 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 the blog post and learn more about what it is that Venture Bound does! Continue Reading

Suzanne Tyner Autism Scholorship

Monday, July 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. Continue Reading

Cocktails for the Cause!!

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Hosted by Dr. Steven and May Ariss

Enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and fun as we raise money and awareness for autism!  Join us in helping to provide new opportunities for other families affected by autism as we celebrate and thank the staff of the Autism Early Learning Program for all they have done for our grandson, Jonah. RSVP for the event here!!
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