RAAC Champions…

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Community Building

We advocate for inclusivity and acceptance across the spectrum and ages.

Training Institute

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Collaboration

We make a bigger impact when we work together.

Task Forces

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Knowledge Sharing

We serve as a resource hub and encourage creative solutions.

Resources


We believe individuals, families, and professionals in the autism community deserve the highest quality of life.

 

Mission Statement

The Regional Autism Advisory Council of Southwest Ohio connects organizations, individuals, and family members to enhance the autism community by collaborating and sharing knowledge.

Vision

RAAC assists organizations in Southwest Ohio to be best equipped to do their work supporting individuals with autism.

We provide opportunities to communicate, collaborate and coordinate in order to improve resources available to the local autism community.

 


A note about language.  As we continue to evolve our understanding, supports, and resources in the autism community, the language we use shifts and adapts as well.  Words matter.  You may notice throughout this website the alternating use of identity first and person-first language. The intention is to honor the diversity in preferences across the autistic community.  Efforts to continue to grow our understanding of issues of intersectionality will continue to evolve and we intend to reflect that development here as we learn and grow. We welcome your respectful feedback.

Get Involved

Distribution list
Distribution list
Sign up for the distribution list to receive emails spotlighting various local trainings and events. These cover all disability types and age ranges. Most are focused on Southwest Ohio.
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Join a Task Force
Join a Task Force
You do not have to be a RAAC Member (paying membership dues) to get involved in RAAC Task Force teams! Task Forces cover all ages and focus on grassroots efforts in Southwest Ohio.
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Ask a Question
Ask a Question
Submit your question to be connected to resources or people who can help with your need.
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RAAC Member Organizations

  • Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services Logo
  • Butler County Educational Service Center Logo
  • State Support Team 13 Logo
  • Warren County Educational Service Center Logo
  • Hamilton County Educational Service Center Logo
  • Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities Logo
  • Autism Society Greater Cincinnati logo
  • Boundless Logo
  • Cincinnati Children's Logo- Division of Developmental Disabilities and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Clermont County Educational Service Center Logo
  • Heidt Center of Excellence by The Children's Home of Cincinnati Logo
  • Linden Grove School Logo
  • Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence, or OCALI, logo
  • Pressley Ridge Logo
  • UCCEDD and LEND Logo
  • Xavier University Logo