awareness | acceptance | inclusion

Welcome to the Autism Faith Network

“If there’s any space that should be equipped to welcome autistic people, it should be places of worship.”

—Tonya Nash, Founder of the Autism Faith Network

Upcoming Event

Accessible Faith Initiative

We will soon be announcing activities for our 2024 Accessible Faith Initiative! This is our 9th year hosting this event and we want this to be our best year yet! Activities will kickoff in April in honor of Autism Acceptance Month.

New Resource

2024 Activity Toolkit

Did you know that going to church can be difficult for autistic persons and their families? The lighting, sounds, crowds and social expectations can be very overwhelming without proper support.

New Resource

2023 Prayer Guide

We believe that it is important to nurture the faith of children through worship and prayer. This belief includes children with disabilities, and we are happy that you are partnering with us to spread this important message.


Our History

The Autism Faith Network began in 2016 with the goal of equipping faith-based communities to become more autism friendly. Here’s how it got started.


Our Mission

We seek to spread autism awareness, acceptance and inclusion in local and faith-based communities all over the world! Learn more about our mission and goals.


Our Participants

Over 74 churches have participated in the Autism Faith Network since 2016! We hope to partner with more in the coming year! See if one of our churches is near you!

Our Latest Blog Articles

Faith-Based Resources for Autism Acceptance Month

Faith-Based Resources for Autism Acceptance Month

Hello friends! April is almost here and we have some news to share with you! As many of you know, we provide faith-based resources for Autism Acceptance Month each year as part of our Accessible Faith Initiative. This year, our focus will be on recruiting volunteers...

Our 2023 Cheerful Giving Initiative

Our 2023 Cheerful Giving Initiative

It’s almost time for our 2023 Cheerful Giving Initiative! This event provides sensory supports for autistic adults and children during the holiday season. Sensory supports can be very helpful for learning, relieving stress, reducing anxiety, and so much more! We want...

Registration is Open for the 2023 Manna from Heaven Initiative

Registration is Open for the 2023 Manna from Heaven Initiative

We are now accepting applications for our 2023 Manna from Heaven Initiative! This event provides $50 grocery store gift cards for autistic persons in need. As a reminder, here are the requirements that must be met to apply. Who can apply? Autistic persons Parents or...

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