United States Unit Locator

United States Unit Locator 2017-10-20T21:43:16+00:00

United States Unit Locator

Copy of Autism and Scouting  (2)Autism Empowerment and the Autism and Scouting Program are dedicated to changing the world by making life better and more meaningful for Scouts and families in the Autism and Asperger communities locally, nationally and worldwide.

Autism and Scouting is proud to be a featured program of Autism Empowerment serving scouting families in countries all over the world.

We serve all ages and abilities and promote Four  Foundational Pillars of Positivity:

  • Accept
  • Enrich
  • Inspire
  • Empower

United States Autism Friendly Scouting Unit Locator

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Autism and Scouting Locator Map

Please click on a region to locate and learn information about currently listed units. New units are added approximately once per week so please check back often!

States in light green have at least one unit listed. Units will be added to the map as we receive responses from the United States scouting community.  We have over 200 units listed so far. Please spread the word!

How to Get my Unit, District, Council or Program Listed

    Please submit the following information:

    • Name of the Unit
    • Mailing address
    • Contact Name(s), position(s), email address and/or phone number
    • Any Social Media Links or Website links for your program (if applicable)
    • Any special information you’d like to share (optional)
    In order to be listed, we also need to have an e-mail or letter by one of the unit leaders committing to the following for your unit:

    • To practicing inclusion and accepting scouts into your unit of all abilities.
    • To provide a sensory break area or have a plan in place to provide breaks for scouts that may need one.
    • To show acceptance and work with each scout’s family to make sure they are part of the scout’s journey. This also helps the unit leadership understand any challenges or triggers that the scout may have.
    • To provide youth and adult training on disability awareness at least once every twelve months.
    • Be willing to learn about autism and any other disability or co-condition the scout is living with.

    The Autism and Scouting Program is happy to provide you with leadership and volunteer training resources upon request. We highly recommend having each scout in your unit have a sensory questionnaire or profile on file.

    Please submit to scouting@autismempowerment.org

    United States Unit Locator Disclaimer

    The content contained on this website is for informational and support purposes only. Autism Empowerment and the Autism and Scouting Program does not personally make any recommendation or endorsement of any unit, organization or scouting leader. You should always check references and visit any unit that you may have interest in having your youth join. This website contains links to other websites which are not under the control of and are not maintained by Autism Empowerment or the Autism and Scouting Program. Autism Empowerment does not make any warranty, express or implied, about the accuracy or reliability of the information at this website or any other website to which this site is linked.

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