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We offer 3 options for membership in AHA -
We accept all major credit cards ONLINE:

  • One year membership ($40.00)
  • Two year membership ($70.00)
  • Lifetime membership ($400.00)

Membership in AHA includes member, spouse/partner and individual with ASD living at the same address. Conference or event discounts apply to all. Publication mailing limited to one mailing address.

Membership benefits are extended to your whole family and include:

  • Our print publication, On the Spectrum (click here to see a sample)
  • Discounts at conferences and events which AHA hosts
  • Discount at AHA’s annual picnic
  • You’ll have the privilege of utilizing our extensive library of books, articles, audio and video and digital media
  • Eligibility to join our family bowling program
  • Eligibility to join our network of concerned parents and professionals and to share the wealth of information they have about school districts and agencies in the area

Here’s how you can join:

OR

  • You can download a membership application. You will need Acrobat Reader to print this file. This is a free download and is available at:

     Print this application and mail along with your check (made payable to AHA Association) for 
    $40 (1 year) , $70 (2 year) or $400 (Lifetime):

    AHA
    P.O. Box 916
    Bethpage, NY 11714-0916

OR

  • You may request a brochure from our office. Please contact membership@ahany.org or call 888.918.9198.

Membership allows you access (through the Executive Director) to information in our database about school districts and, if you signed permission on the membership form, other families with similar issues.

AHA notifies members of relevant articles, events, and date changes or cancellations. If you wish to be on this list, click here. Posts are sent in blind copy to respect your privacy.

Any questions?
Contact our office at info@ahany.org or call 888.918.9198


The picture below was taken in November of 2003 in Washington, D.C. at a luncheon given by NAAR (the National Alliance for Autism Research) at an Autism Summit. NAAR was an important grass roots science research organization that started way before Autism Speaks. Pictured from left to right are: Lynda Geller, Ph.D. (currently the founder of Spectrum Services in NYC), me - Pat Schissel - Executive Director of AHA - Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association, my colleague and friend Bernice Polinsky, Deputy Director of AHA, Senator (now Secretary of State) Hillary Rodham Clinton who gave the keynote  speech at the luncheon, May-Lynn Andresen the co-founder and director of the Fay J Lindner Center for Autism in Brookville (currently Project Director of Westbrook Preparatory School), Bernard Rosof (a former trustee of NAAR, retired VP of NS-LIJ Health Systems and a strong supporter of the Autism Center) and Mark Krinsky a former trustee of NAAR.

 

 
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