The Dayton Autism Society (DAS) is a non-profit organization which is made up of a board of volunteers who are parents, family members, professionals in the field of disability services, and other interested persons. DAS exists to advocate for, support, and educate families living with autism.
The Dayton Autism Society serves families from the greater Miami Valley and an estimated 8,000 families living with autism. These families reside in Montgomery, Miami, Greene, Darke, Clark, Preble, Warren, and other neighboring counties.
- provides education and awareness to families, providers, educators, and the community at large
- hosts family-friendly events such as an annual holiday party, 5K Run/Walk for autism awareness, swimming, and annual flag football event
- provides financial support for families directly affected by autism through the Family Grant Program
- sponsors or co-sponsors educational workshops
Administrative costs are limited to materials for education and information, materials for fundraisers, postage, auditing fees, and other office related goods. There are no paid staff or positions in the DAS.