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ASPIES Greater Akron is an ALL volunteer organization dedicated to assisting those on the high functioning end of the Autism Spectrum. Our volunteers serve people in Summit, Stark, Portage, Wayne, Medina, and parts of Cuyahoga counties. Information, education, and support is available to ANYONE interested in Autism spectrum disorders.


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GFS will donate a portion of your purchase to ASPIES when you mention ASPIES at the checkout.

Support Meetings

  • Monthly parent support meetings are available in both Akron and Canton.
    Monthly adult support group meetings are available in Akron.


  • ASPIES offers email lists that spotlight events within an hour of Akron, newsworthy items, articles on "hot topics", resources, and such.
    Join our Parents/Professional listserv to receive all mailings (school aged & adult). Join or Adults listserv to receive only mailings geared for those 18 & older.
    We will request certain information from those wishing to join a listserv. This voluntary information is never shared and is used to network families when requested and for demographics when searching for grants/funding.

Contact Us

  • For more information contact Joy Spencer at 330-745-5115 or email
    For more information on our Canton group contact Jenny Alexsonshk at 330-494-4053 or email

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