Autism & Special Needs Community

We are eternally grateful for the Autism & Special Needs community. There are a number of great resources, groups and shops associated with individuals on the spectrum. Please visit some of our great friends in the community, listed below.
  • Band Together Pittsburgh

    Band Together Pittsburgh uses music as an instrument for change. They provide innovative programming, experiences, and vocational opportunities to enhance the lives of those on the autism spectrum. 

    A social services company located in Allegheny County. Three Birch Trees (3BT) focuses on providing OVR services to transition aged youth as well as social skills training in individual and group settings to people of all ages. 
  • Minds of All Kinds

    Minds of All Kinds is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create fun and safe events in a judgement free environment for individuals on the spectrum and their families. All events are set up around the Pittsburgh area and they involve the communities. 
  • Autism Pittsburgh

    Since 1967, Autism-Pittsburgh has been the foremost voice and resource of the local autism community. They are comprised of volunteers, parents and professionals, working on behalf of all children and those of adult age on the autism spectrum. The objective is to improve the lives of those with autism and related disorders of behavior and communication. 
  • Autism Speaks

    Autism Speaks is dedicated to creating an inclusive world for all individuals with autism throughout their lifespan. They do this through advocacy, services, supports, research and innovation, and advances in care for autistic individuals and their families. 
  • Butler Coffee Lab

    Butler Coffee Lab was inspired by a simple desire to start the day with a good, flavor filled cup of coffee. Today, they have true custom pods with unique flavors and additives built into the individual pod. Their experiments have wandered into dark roast and espresso roast coffees with additives like cinnamon, Carolina reaper pepper and turmeric, teas with honey, peppermint, natural orange and hot chocolate with cinnamon, peppers, orange! 
  • Wesley Family Services

    Wesley Family Services provides quality behavioral healthcare and therapeutic support services that support the needs of children, adults, and families throughout their lifespan. We are proud to serve more than 20,000 individuals annually in Western Pennsylvania. 
  • Achieva

    Achieva envisions a community where all people with disabilities lead lives of personal significance. Achieva advocates with, empowers, and supports people with disabilities and their families throughout their lives. 
  • Special Olympics Pennsylvania

    Special Olympics PA (SOPA) encourages people to Be Bold and Get Cold to support the 15,000 athletes in their 24 different sports across the commonwealth. This year SOPA will have 8 plunges across the state and over 10,000 people "Freezin' for a Reason." Special Olympics offers free programming to people of all ages with intellectual disabilities.