One Word Changed Our Lives Forever:

When a child is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) a family begins a path blocked by questions...

Managing Autism Together Today (MATT) offers practical guidance from families and professionals who are on the journey with you.

MATT's Mission is to make it easier for families to locate, obtain, and use the community resources available to their special needs children in the Upstate, New York area so that these children will be able to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

MATT is a volunteer organization focused on supporting parents who are concerned that their child may be diagnosed with ASD and the parents with children already diagnosed with ASD.  This can be an overwhelming time for a family, but you are not alone.

MATT wants to help create a local network of people that truly understand the unique nature of having children with ASD and to use this network to help each other at every stage of our children's lives.

MATT is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable organization that was founded in 2010 by Kevin Schoenl and named after his son, Matthew, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

MATT's Logo has two connecting puzzle pieces

Symbolizing the connection of my two son's

Matthew who has an autism diagnosis and his younger brother who does not

Brotherhood makes them connected with a bond that nothing can break, not even the word, Autism