12th Annual Gala

Celebrate our new name with us!


The Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders (ABOARD)

Saturday February 18, 2012
6:30pm Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres
7:15pm Dinner Stations, Program and More

Our evening will include:

specials recognitions, a silent auction, music  and other entertainment

Cocktail Attire

Complimentary Valet  Parking

New Location: Phipps Conservatory

Click HERE to print an invitation.

Click HERE to print an RSVP card!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

TRIB Total Media

UPMC, UPMC Health Plan, and

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

RJ Lee

PNC Bank

Stifel Nicolaus Institutional Equity Sales

Matrix Medical Network

LB Foster

Royal Mile Commercial Real Estate

Pressley Ridge Day School for Autism

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

The Watson Institute

Family Behavioral Resources

Autism Education and Research Institute


Community Care Behavioral Health

Ernst & Young LLP

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

The Pittsburgh Pirates

Guttman Oil Company

Jefferson Regional Medical Center


Alliance Health Wraparound

NHS Human Services

Lexington Insurance Company

Koppers Inc.

Value Behavioral Health

Federated Investors Foundation Inc.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

Marsico Construction Services

Nathan Speech Services

Del Suppo Inc. Swimming Pools/

Tri-State Pool Covers, LLC.

Debra L. McAllonis

RBS Citizens Mid Corporate Banking

Roy Diamond & Associates

PGT Trucking

Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP

Don’t forget to get your sponsorship information in!

If you have not received sponsorship information and would like to sponsor please click HERE.



Our silent auction is a fun and important part of each year’s Gala.  Your donations are critical to our success.  Dinners, event tickets, jewelry, spa certificates, retail gift cards, specialty toys, or your other creative prize ideas are needed.  Small things may be mailed to our office.  If you decide to put together a larger basket or other collection of gifts, we will arrange to pick them up from you.

Thank you in advance for your generosity!

If you would like to support the Gala through the SILENT AUCTION please click HERE

  • Autism Resources

  • Thinking in Speech: Promoting Independent Problem Solving in Children with ASD

    Presented by

    Janice Nathan, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    9:30  a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Autism Connection of PA

    35 Wilson Street #101

    Pittsburgh, PA 15223

    Continuing Education Credits Offered:  Act 48, Act 62, AOTA, ASHA, Psychologists, Social Workers

  • Making Children with CHALLENGING Behaviors "Famous for Something Else": Positive Practices

    Presented by: Regis Lazor

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    9:00  a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Autism Connection of PA

    35 Wilson Street #101

    Pittsburgh, PA 15223

    Continuing Education Credits Available: AOTA, Act 48, Social Workers

  • 6th Annual AcoustiCafe Beatles Tribute


  • Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

    The 2015 Highmark Walk

    for a Healthy Community Pittsburgh

    will take place on

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    at Stage AE on the North Shore


  • Run For A Reason

    Raise funds towards our mission of being a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism

    Run any of the races for us during marathon weekend:

    • Full marathon
    • Half marathon
    • Marathon relay
    • 5k
    • 1 mile kids fun run (run with your child!)

    For more information, please contact Jennifer at autismrunpgh@gmail.com