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Schedule of Events:

  • 6:00pm: Registration & Reception in Sound Board
  • 7:00pm: Dinner & Live On-Stage Program in Ballroom
  • 9:00pm: Your Generation in Concert Live in Sound Board
  • 12:00am: Event Concludes


Location: MotorCity Casino Hotel | Sound Board entrance on Brooklyn Street
2901 Grand River Ave Detroit, MI 48201

Parking Information: You will see signage directing you to the appropriate parking lot across from the Sound Board doors. Guests are welcome to pull into the lot to use complimentary valet. Guests are also welcome to self-park in the lot. 

Attire: This event is black-tie optional attire.

Check-in: All guests will be required to check into the event when they enter. There are no physical tickets for this event. Your information will be on a list at the door and will be validated by staff.

Interested in sponsoring Autism Alliance of Michigan's signature event? 
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Please contact [email protected] for any sponsorship related questions. 

In 2023, the Center for Disease Control updated the autism prevalence statistic from 1 in 44 to 1 in 36. The nature of autism is ubiquitous. You likely cross paths with an autistic person every single day, often without even realizing it. Autism influences every facet of life-your neighborhood, your children's school, your workplace and so much more.

As we raise awareness and acceptance of those living with autism, we need to recognize it is a true "spectrum" disorder, which ranges from those who are profoundly affected and require the highest level of care to those who are able to advocate for themselves and live independently.

One thing we know for sure: Where there are people, there is autism; and where there is autism, there is Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM). Since our founding in 2009, AAoM has worked tirelessly to shed light on the challenges of living with autism while building bridges to critical resources and supports that have the ability to change the trajectory of someone's life. 

Read more of the 2024 Michigan Shines for Autism Gala Narrative here.

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Join Autism Alliance of Michigan as we work to build bridges that navigate all families out of crisis, isolation and fear and into a brighter, more hopeful tomorrow.

No act of generosity is too small to make a difference.

We have reserved room blocks at MotorCity Casino Hotel for this event for a special discounted rate.
Guests have until Wednesday, March 20, 2024 to book a room using our group code. 

Hotel rooms can be reserved from Friday-Sunday or Saturday-Sunday through this link; please be sure to double check your date selection before booking through the link below.

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Autism Alliance of Michigan

MotorCity Casino Hotel

2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI, USA

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