April 2024 Marketplace Opportunities

Color the Spectrum – April 6, 2024 10am-1pm:  Cathedral City

FREE family-friendly art festival for the Autism and intellectual/developmental disability community to celebrate Autism Awareness and Acceptance. Celebrate with us as we highlight youth and adult artists on the Autism Spectrum, including a marketplace featuring entrepreneurs. We expect 400 people at this event.

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Autism Acceptance Walk – April 20, 2024 12pm-3 pm: Perris, CA

This is our largest event of the year, designed to celebrate our Autism community.  Access to SoCal Railway Museum Exhibits, including train and trolley rides.
Resource Fair with family support information. Safety Fair features BIG SHAKER, the largest mobile earthquake simulator. FUN Zone for the Whole Family!
Yummy Food Trucks.  We expect over 2500 people to attend this event.

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Support Local Autistic Business Owners

Addison has been drawing roads since he was very young. Find original, one of a kind items available for purchase. Mugs and art are available.

Local artists with a wide variety of subjects.

Casey is a visual artist who enjoys drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, and crafting. Her artwork mainly features various interests such as landscapes, music, animals, fantasy, geometric shapes, pattern designs, and even a few mundane objects like streetlights, elevators, and washing machines that have drawn her attention for some reason when she was a kid.

Addison has been drawing roads since he was very young. Find original, one of a kind items available for purchase. Mugs and art are available.

Local artists with a wide variety of subjects.

Casey is a visual artist who enjoys drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, and crafting. Her artwork mainly features various interests such as landscapes, music, animals, fantasy, geometric shapes, pattern designs, and even a few mundane objects like streetlights, elevators, and washing machines that have drawn her attention for some reason when she was a kid.

Grant is passionate about his art. He can create custom orders or choose from his existing portfolio. Can design for business storefront windows for the holidays as well!

Looking for a gift that will stand the test of time?  Try these succulents made by one of our local Autistic business owners.  Wide variety to choose from.

Isaac has autism and started creating sensory items that help him regulate. Starting this business is the next big milestone in his life. He hopes to spread happiness to others through these colorful creations.

Leeah enjoys making beautiful jewelry that reminds me of all the things she loves. Necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more!

Alicia has a large selection to choose from but can take special colors and orders. More orders, more happy working for Alicia.

Kirstin is a virtual editor and administrative powerhouse who can organize all the back-end needs of your business. She provides numerous services, including Writing and Editing, Proofreading, Transcription, pamphlets, flyers, presentations, video editing, data entry, research, website upkeep and social media scheduling.

Raybeon Tate is the proud owner and creative designer at his own growing company, Ray’s Shack. Ray recycles jewelry and toys to make his new creations, as he calls them. Ray really appreciates your support to help him on his journey to independence. Check out his online store on Etsy!

With the holiday season approaching, the Autism Society Inland Empire wants to continue our support of Autistic-owned businesses in the Inland Empire.

To be eligible, you must:

1. Live in Riverside or San Bernardino County

2. Have Autism or another Developmental Disability


3. Have your own small business that is online


4. Be able to ship directly to customers.

We will verify the businesses and offer free advertising through our newsletter, social media, and website for Autistic-owned businesses in the Inland Empire.

You must register and be approved. Applications are due by Oct 31, 2022, to be included in our Holiday Marketplace edition.

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