Open space and affordable housing are the hallmarks of the master plan Island Autism Group unveiled in front of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission last Thursday.


Kate DeVane founded the Island Autism group 13 years ago with Marcy Bettencourt. Together they have built a nonprofit that continues to grow and adapt.


The Island Autism Group and the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank have teamed up to purchase a 17.5-acre former farm on Lambert’s Cove Road in West Tisbury for $1.2 million.


The Island Autism Group and Martha’s Vineyard public school district will begin a pilot after school program this fall.


For most Martha’s Vineyard teenagers, the end of high school is both an achievement to celebrate and a milestone to pass on their way to adulthood and independence. It’s different for autistic students.


The Island Autism Group (IAG) is building momentum this summer before the school year begins. The organization is getting ready for its eighth annual tea at the Dr. Daniel Fisher House in Edgartown on Wednesday, July 30, from 3 to 5 p.m.