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!



Hawaii Raffle is Back!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Win a one week stay plus $1000 towards airfare!  Hawaii vacation includes a one week stay in a 1 BR/ 2 bath deluxe garden view condominium at Poipu Kai Resort on Kauai. This 1000 sq ft deluxe garden view condominium has one bedroom (king bed), a queen sofa sleeper in the living room, two bathrooms, a full size, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and is located 350 yards from the beach. Tickets sold here  Continue Reading

Give Autism the Boot!

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

is now Be a Hero for Autism!

Each year, The Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism (GLCA) presents a community wide awareness building and fund-raising campaign , Originally created as Give Autism the Boot! (GATB), this year we are changing the name to Be a Hero for Autism! to promote an encouraging event that demonstrates our commitment to growing opportunities, lives, and the future!  Mark your calendar for Friday, June 20th and Saturday, June 21st and download a volunteer form or sign up on-line here!  Can't make it out to see us?  You DONATE here and Be a Hero for Autism!

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2014 Change the Future Grantees Announced!

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Congratulations to our 2014 Change the Future grantees: Agility Angels, Autism Model School, Bittersweet Farms, iTaalk, Education Service Center Lake Erie West, S.A.L.S.A., Tiffin YMCA, TCH Autism Early Learning Program, and UT Perpetual  Motor Development program! The Funds raised through this campaign will help them expand or continue to impact the community and individuals touched by autism.  Want to learn more about what each organization is doing or make a donation?  Check out our 2014 Change the Grantee page!

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Cocktails for the Cause!

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Join us for a casual cocktail party to kick off the summer and help us Change the Future!
Friday, June 6th 
6:30 - 11:30 PM
Hosted by GLCA Board member, Tim Valko, M.D. and Jim Moore in their historic Westmoreland home, the evening will include delicious appetizers, specialty cocktails, music, and lots of fun! More info here!

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