Our Family Train Ride with Santa, held on December 6th was so fun! Thanks to all our families who attended.

Thank you to all of our donors for making special events like this possible for our kids and families!!




Register NOW for the 3rd Annual Aut2Run 5K/10K and Fun-K for kids set for Sun., April 19, 2015 at CSU Channel Islands. Click the logo above to go to the site.


Thank you to our Aut2Run Sponsors and Participants! Our 2nd Annual charity race on 4-6-14 at CSU Channel Islands was amazing and you helped us raise essential funds to continue helping kids and adults with ASD and their families right here in Ventura County!  Donations are accepted year-round on this website or by mailing a check made out to ASVC to PO Box 1558, Camarillo, CA 93011.  Thank you!

View the 2013 Aut2Run Video Here



iCan Shine Bike Camp – Thank you to PV Rec and Park and CRPD for coordinating this wonderful opportunity that took place in July 2014 for kids to learn to ride 2 wheel bikes!

Ventura Wev ad Temple Grandin WEB


Thank you to Future Horizons for organizing this great conference on April 25, 2014! ASVC had a booth at the event and we enjoyed hearing all the wonderful speakers, including Dr. Grandin.

(Click image at left to go to website)



Annual “Awesome in Autism” 2014 AWARDEES

  • Individual of the Year / Aut2Run Grand Marshall – Jeremy Catama, Thousand Oaks
  • Parent of the Year – Patricia Puentes, Parent and Rainbow FRC, Oxnard
  • Educator of the Year (Pre-K – 8) – Traci Peplinski, SLP, Penfield School, Ventura
  • Educator of the Year (Secondary/Post-Secondary) – Anita Morgan, Para-Educator, Simi Valley USD
  • Educator of the Year (Integrated Classroom) – Sarah Files, Saticoy Elementary
  • Service Provider of the Year (Children’s Services) – Katie Anawalt, SLP
  • Service Provider of the Year (Adult Services) – Simi Oaks Day Treatment Center, Simi Valley
  • Employer of the Year – Anne Phillips, Go Green Gardeners, Thousand Oaks
  • Funding Partner of the Year – Lisa Fox, Early Start Service Coordinator, TCRC, Oxnard
  • Community Member of the Year – Geri Gross, Parent and President of PAUSE4Kids

Distinguished Service Award will also be presented to Fran Arner-Costello (Retiring Director of Programs and Services, VCOE Selpa) for her 38 years of service in special education (26 years at Selpa!!)

Awesome in Autism – Historical Honorees