Our Mission

Improving the lives of all affected by autism.

Our Vision

The Autism Society envisions a world in which individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.

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Target Population

All individuals with ASD, of any age, and their families in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including the following parishes:

  • Ascension
  • East Baton Rouge
  • East Feliciana

  • Iberville​
  • Livingston
  • Pointe Coupe
  • West Baton Rouge​
  • West Feliciana

A Trusted Resource: Your Local ASD Advocate

A Trusted Resource: Your Local ASD Advocate

We have been an affiliate of the National Autism Society, the oldest grassroots organization advocating for individuals on the autism spectrum, for more than 40 years. Autism Society Greater Baton Rouge, Inc. assists families in accessing appropriate services through our advocacy and support efforts; hosts family activities and events for members of our chapter; informs members of upcoming trainings and educational opportunities and assists them in their search for additional support as needed to attend conferences and workshops. 

In addition, we offer ongoing information and resource material for those with ASD, their families and the professionals who serve them. Our chapter meets quarterly to bring additional support to families to facilitate networking with other families with ASD. Professional guest speakers in the field of Autism are among some of the opportunities offered to members of the chapter at meetings and workshops. Our meetings are on Saturdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Bluebonnet Library. The last meeting date for 2019 is Saturday, December 14th.

Our Board:

Beryl Hebert, President

Joanna Bouquet, Vice President

Pranab Choudhury, Treasurer

Johanna Schroth, Secretary

Our Meetings:

Quarterly Meetings:

Next Meeting:June 12, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Location:  TBA  Probably Virtual

Autism Society—Greater Baton Rouge, Inc.

P.O. Box 14587

Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Phone: (225) 221-7873

Email: [email protected]

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