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The Heartland

   Serving Kansas and Missouri    

May 2020 ASH Office Hours

The office will be closed until further notice due to a small fire at Regnier Hall and due to the COVID-19 crisis. We apologize for the inconvienence. Please continue to call and email, as we will be working remotely to continue to serve our autism community.

*To guarantee that someone is in the office, please call first.

COVID-19 Updates and Information

Autism Society - The Heartland has started a COVID-19 Reflief Fund! Please see our webpage for more information about this opportunity!


We also now have virtual support group options!


For more information, updates, and resources about COVID-19, please reference Autism Society of America's COVID-19 Preparedness and Resouces website. Please also check our Facebook page for more local updates and information in the KC Metro area, and for updates about cancellations and postponed ASH events. You can also sign up for our monthly newsletter that contains more information and updates from multiple sources.


3rd Annual 5K/1K Fun Run


The date of September 19, 2020 is TENTATIVE for this event. Please check back regularly for updates on rescheduling.

Autism Society - The Heartland’s 3rd Annual 5K/1K Fun Run at Worlds of Fun has been POSTPONED. We are currently working together to reschedule, and we hope to announce our new, confirmed date in a few weeks. Thank you for your support, and we look forward to seeing you on the course soon! 

You can still register here for the 3rd annual 5K/1K Fun Run at Worlds of Fun!

Autism Society - The Heartland paid members, please call the office for discount codes!

Volunteers are needed for this event and can still sign up here!

Sponsorships for this event are still available! Please contact ashfundraisingcoord@gmail.com for more information. 


 We are excited to announce that our scholarship/grant applications are now open year-round! Applications can now be turned in anytime with 3 application review periods in place of our previous 1 period per year. This new timeline allows our families more time to apply, as well as more time to fulfill their volunteer hours.  You will find the application below. 

If you have any questions, please send them to info@asaheartland.org. Applications will be reviewed by the grant committee. If you would like more information about the grant process, please give us a call.

 Autism Society - The Heartland Scholarship/Grant Application available here. 

**Please note: Applications will only be reviewed/dispersed by our scholarship committee during the months of January, May and September. Please make note of this extended timeline and plan accordingly for camps, therapies, etc. 

 Drakey’s iPad

Communication Scholarship Program

This program is intended for non-verbal or minimally verbal individuals with autism up to age 6 whose families are otherwise unable to obtain a communication device. This program will provide qualifying individuals with an assistive communication device which might include a -- 

· 16GB Apple® iPad® Mini (WiFi version)

· AppleCare+ Protection Plan

· ProLoQuo 2 Go Communication Software app

· Gripcase Protective Case

Drakey's iPad Communication Scholarship Application available here.  

The information provided on this website is for general purposes only.  The Autism Society-The Heartland (ASH) is not a medical provider and any information, medical provider or service listed on this website is not intended to be a recommendation, endorsement, an attempt to diagnosis any condition or a guarantee of any service by the Autism Society-The Heartland.  The choice of any provider, medical or otherwise, and or use of a service listed on this site is solely a personal and individual decision to which the Autism Society-The Heartland is not liable.  The Autism Society-The Heartland denies any and all liability for any treatment or service, medical or otherwise, obtained or provided by any medical provider, service provider or entity listed on this website.  The Autism Society reserves the right to update or change all information on this website including any providers or service, medical or otherwise, and does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any information.