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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Suzanne Tyner Autism Scholarship Program & Breakfast

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Thank You!

The mission of the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism (GLCA) is to growing the opportunities, future, and lives for all individuals with autism.  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.  We are exited to introduce the Suzanne Tyner Scholarship program!  This program will provide scholarship assistance for local families so they may access critical programs, support, or equipment.  

Thank you everyone who attended the breakfast and helped us reach our $20,000 goal to receive matching funds from the Tyner Foundation!  On-line applications will be available soon!

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Glass City Marathon!

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Glass City Marathon
Each year we partner with the Glass City Marathon to raise funds that fuel growth in opportunities, programs, and services in our area.  The 2018 marathon will be on Sunday, April 22nd on the University of Toledo Campus.  There is an event for everyone!  
You can register here for a 5K, a relay, half-marathon, or full marathon and then set up your own fundraising page here! Continue Reading

New: Community Caregiver Report for 2017 Community Needs Assessment

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who helped with the 2017 Community Needs assessment. The Community Caregiver report is available for download here.


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