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

Register for the 2023 Manna from Heaven Initiative!

Register for the 2023 Manna from Heaven Initiative!

Registration will open for our 2023 Manna from Heaven Initiative on Monday, November 6, 2023 at 8:00AM EST! This initiative provides $50 grocery store gift cards for autistic persons in need of food. We are very thankful for our generous donors who make Manna from...

Donate to our 2023 Giving Campaign!

Donate to our 2023 Giving Campaign!

We are making great progress towards our 2023 annual giving campaign! This special online fundraiser will run throughout the month of October.  Funds raised through this giving campaign will support our three main initiatives: Accessible Faith Initiative helps places...

An Exciting Update!

An Exciting Update!

We have some wonderful news to share with our amazing supporters! Last fall, we received our first grant from a private foundation! The grant is specifically designed to support our Accessible Faith Initiative. With the grant funding, we've been able to create a new...

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