Autism Supportive Community

With funding awarded from the Thomas Thompson Trust, we collaborated with Village of Rhinebeck leaders to support their effort to establish the Village of Rhinebeck as the first Autism Supportive Community (ASC) in the region.

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Click here to watch a video about Rhinebeck's #justonething Autism Supportive Community initiative 
Businesses and organizations in the Village of Rhinebeck have incorporated at least one supportive practice (aka #1Thing) as part of the growing inclusivity initiative. 

Click here to learn more about the Autism Supportive Community Program

For more information regarding becoming an Autism Supportive Community, please contact our Consulting Department
Phone:  (845) 889-9616
Contact our Consulting Team

Completed Pledges

A.L Stickle Variety Store

Offering reduced wait times

Aba's Falafel

Offering a PECS menu, for website & in restaurant

Aroi Thai Restaurant

Advanced ordering option

Bread Alone

Offering Sensory Kits, reduced wait times via calling ahead for seating in the dining room

Buns Burgers

Offering sensory hours (3PM to 5PM), advanced ordering/pick up & space for movement

Episcopal Church of the Messiah

Sensory kit and picture communication key ring available

Hammertown (Rhinebeck)

Offering Sensory Kits

Hudson Valley Magazine

Published articles for ACA & ASC


Offering Sensory Kits and a quiet space

Land of Oz Toys

Offering haircuts in a quiet and safe environment

Megabrain Comics

Offering Sensory Kits

Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

Completed the Autism Supportive Environment℠ Training

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