Fifteen Years, Fifteen Ways to Support ASAT
The Association for Science in Autism Treatment is fifteen years old this year! We are celebrating our anniversary by launching a campaign designed to increase the visibility of our organization and to increase support for our mission and initiatives. We are asking for your involvement and participation in 15 different ways.
#1 NYC Marathon- Support those who Run for Science: It is not too late to show your support to Team ASAT who just completed the New York City marathon on November 3rd! Our team included Jamie and Alex Schneider, twins with severe autism who successfully complete the race, and Alex beat his personal best by running it in 3:14! You can donate money on behalf of the individual runners of Team ASAT or to ASAT
#2 Like us on Facebook: Like ASAT on Facebook and encourage others to do the same so we can surpass our 7,000 fan goal for 2013. See updates from ASAT, Media Watch announcements, and information about upcoming conferences. We welcome your active participation and encourage you to post comments and share content with your own friends on Facebook.
#3 Follow us on Twitter: Follow ASAT on Twitter and retweet our posts. We have 877 followers. Help us surpass our 2013 goal of 1,000 followers.
#4 Need a gift for Christmas- why not support ASAT too: Purchase a t-shirt at Kettlebells 4 Autism online store. A portion of their proceeds will be donated to Association for Science in Autism Treatment.
#5 Special Treats for the Holidays and Support ASAT too: Support ASAT by purchasing quick, delicious drinks, snacks, spices, soups, and more from Tastefully Simple and 15% of your sales go to ASAT! Don’t forget to like the Facebook page for this fundraiser and ‘share’ to spread the word!
#6 Share our Newsletter with Friends and Family: Email ASAT’s newsletter link to 15 friends and colleagues and encourage them to sign up for our free, informative quarterly newsletter. If you do, our 2013 goal of 10,000 subscribers will be quickly realized. Since the summer of 2009, we have published 16 issues of our newsletter, Science in Autism Treatment, which now has over 8,000 subscribers.
#7 Help us- help individuals with Autism: Help celebrate our 15th anniversary by volunteering for the Association for #Science in #Autism Treatment. ASAT’s success rests on the volunteer service of family members, professionals, and community members. Do you have a special talent or a little time to offer our organization? If you are interested, please visit our volunteer page
#8 Have a business that can host an ASAT Donation Jar: Display ASAT donation jars at business establishments to help educate consumers and to raise money to support our mission. We encourage you to place a donation jar in your place of business! ASAT will provide the materials needed (donation jars, an ASAT information insert card for the jar, business cards, and signage) for any participating business. Send an email email for arrangements.You can read newsletter articles about participating businesses at the fundraising page
#9 Do you or someone you know need an end of the year tax deduction: In honor of our 15th anniversary, please encourage 15 friends to donate $15 to the Association for Science in Autism Treatment. These funds will support a wide array of initiatives including the development and distribution of materials to educate medical professionals about evidence-based treatment.
#10 Help Spread the Word- Science Matters: Help us identify new newsletter subscribers at your place of business. Please download a sign up sheet here. You can scan completed sheets and via email or mail to ASAT PO Box 3250, Hoboken, NJ 07030
#11 Enjoy the Benefits of ASAT Sponsorship: Show your support for ASAT and enjoy the benefits of being a sponsor, including recognition and online or newsletter advertisements! We have two types of sponsorship options each with several levels: professional sponsors or community sponsors. Please also encourage your supervisor or provider to do the same.
#12 Help us Reach Others by Displaying ASAT Materials: Help ASAT celebrate its 15th anniversary by proudly displaying our brochures or other promotional materials in your workplace or other venues, such as coffee shops and bookstores. Doing so will spread the word about ASAT and the importance of science in the treatment of autism. If you are interested, please send an email.
#13 Help us to Reach the Medical Practitioners in your Area: Be a proud supporter of our mission by distributing ASAT’s flyer or brochure to medical providers and educators in your community. If you are interested, please an email.
#14 Tell Others about ASAT: You can help spread ASAT’s message of the importance of science in the treatment of autism! At your next professional event, include a slide about ASAT at the end of your presentation or distribute sign-up sheets for our free quarterly newsletter. If you are interested, please send an email
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