A.S.P.I.R.E.S., Inc. (Autism Spectrum Parent Information Resource and Education Services, Inc.) is a God-focused, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, founded in September 2000 by Cathy Degen.  The mission of A.S.P.I.R.E.S., Inc. is to increase awareness of autism, Fragile X Syndrome, and other developmental disabilities in our community.

Some of the many distinctions we have received over the years include being selected by the Governor’s Council On Developmental Disabilities as a Charity of Excellence, grant receipient to raise awareness of autism and Fragile X Syndrome in the communty, recepient of state funding to provde and enact respite care, as well as camps over the years.