Autism Society of Tidewater, Virginia

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Don’t forget to register for AmazonSmile when making your online purchase(s). Once you are registered, a portion of each purchase amount could be donated to the Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia by Amazon!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia every time you shop, at no cost to you. Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to AmazonSmile to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. You would use your same account on and AmazonSmile. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select the Autism Society of America, Norfolk location, to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile  that day and in the future will result in a donation to the Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia . It is as simple as that! For more information on AmazonSmile, you can visit

Donations will help us move one step closer in our mission to promote autism awareness and provide autism related education, resources and services.

Happy Holidays and Thank you!




Welcome to the Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia (formerly known as TASA)web site. We hope you find the information on this site useful.

Formed in 1981, the Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia  is a grassroots organization in the Tidewater, Virginia Region and beyond to include the Peninsula.  Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia  was established to help improve the lives of all affected by autism and does this by increasing public awareness, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information on treatment,education, research and advocacy. Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia  is the local affiliate of the oldest and largest autism-specific member organization, The Autism Society of America.

Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia’s mission of creating a world where persons within the autism spectrum disorder are fully included, participating members of their communities, is implemented.  We strive to increase community awareness, provide education for professionals and parents, and maintain supportive, informative networks comprised of parents, professionals, and community leaders.