Unemployment rates for individuals
with autism is 80 – 90%.
In the next year over 500,000 young adults on the autism spectrum will “age out” of school.
Visions of Hope exists to Empower Individuals with Autism through Vocational & Social Opportunities
AUTOS 4 AUTISM 2023 Sponsors
What are Social Skills and Why are They Important?
What are social skills? Social skills, also known as interpersonal or soft
Self-Advocacy and Autism
Am I a Self-Advocate? The dictionary defines self-advocacy as the act of
Transitioning Back to School
Transitioning back to school after the summer break can often be a
Meet our Board of Directors
President – Tonya Johnson, Presbyterian Children’s Homes & Services
Vice President – Joseph Govreau, Windsor School District
Treasurer – Lee Thurman, Thurman, Shinn & Co
Secretary – Jessica Harmon, Dress 2 Impress Resale
Director – Destinee Harris, BJC
Director – Tammy Benoist, SEMO Mental Health Center
Director – Luann Honerkamp, Hope 4 Autism
Special Thanks to Our Sponsors/Visionary Partners
Advanced Craftsmanship, LLC • Blue Creek Production • Bonne Terre Drag Strip • Cam Thomas & Associates • Classic Buildings, LLC • CS Design, LLC • David & Krista Long • Desired Health Chiropractic • Edward Jones, Paul Meinsen • First State Community Bank Bonne Terre • FSCB Farmington • Gordon Bess Construction • Grindstaff Family • Harry & Phyllis Hastings • High Roller • J98 / KREI • Jan Burgess • Jim Gross • Kelm Motorsport Photography • KFMO / B104 • Krekeler Jewelers • Lee & Cindi Thurman • Marler Towing • Marlys Brockmiller • Mid West Tint Techs • Mineral Area College • Parkland Chapel • Peterson Foundation • PRC Racing • Precision Glass & Tinting • Redwing Shoe Co • Susan Baird • St Francois County Board for the Developmentally Disabled • State Farm, Morrison Agency • Thurman, Shinn & Co • United Way of St Francois County • US Bank • Zeuner Motorsports
(Donations over $1,000)