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!

#Giving Tuesday

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Help us Reach our Goal!

The Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism is participating in Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving during the holiday season.  We have set a goal of $1,000 to support our Scholarship Program which will be matched through the generosity of the Toledo Community Foundation. Donate here!

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Soothing Santa

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Sunday, December 13th 
8:00am - 10:30am
Reservations required | Please call Franklin Park Mall @ 419.473.3317 

This is a special time to visit Santa at Franklin Park Mall. It's an opportunity for children with Autism and other special needs to visit with Santa in a more soothing and sensory-friendly environment. 

Taking place before stores open, families will have the opportunity to visit Jolly Old Saint Nick with dimmed lighting, no overhead mall radio, and lower shopper traffic.

To reduce the challenges associated with waiting in a long line, families are asked to reserve a designated day and time frame by calling the Franklin Park Mall Management Office. Space is limited. 
Download flyer here for more info.

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Congratulations to our Hawaii Raffle Winner!

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Congratulations to Michelle Zepp for winning the Hawaii Raffle!  Thanks to everyone who bought tickets- your support helps us change lives in our community!  Didn't win this year?  The Hawaii Raffle will return on June 1st 2016! Continue Reading

Free Sensory Room

Friday, August 28th, 2015

The Toledo Sensory Playroom is a FREE community resource for families that have children with special health care needs, their siblings and friends.Download the calendar here!

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