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 are excited to announce our upcoming activities for the 2023 Accessible Faith Initiative! This is our 8th year hosting this event and we want this to be our best year yet! Activities will kickoff on April 1st.

New Resource

2023 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 55 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

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday!

It's Giving Tuesday, a special day where people are encouraged to do good works throughout their communities. We hope that you will show your support for our nonprofit organization during this annual event! We are small in number, but we've accomplished a lot this...

Our 2022 Cheerful Giving Initiative

Our 2022 Cheerful Giving Initiative

We are excited to announce that it's time for Cheerful Giving! This initiative 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...

Show Your Support On Giving Tuesday!

Show Your Support On Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday will be held this year on Tuesday, November 29, 2022! It's a special day of observance that encourages people to do charitable works in their communities. This event occurs each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. On Giving Tuesday, we would like to...

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