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What are the Courage Awards

The Courage Awards annually recognize a person and their family who has been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and demonstrates great character and perseverance in living with the challenges of this disorder.

There will be two awards presented.  One will recognize an individual, sponsored by Susan V. Swider and Oakland MRI.  The other will acknowledge the individual and their family, sponsored by Dr. Lucia Zamorano and Michigan Brain & Spine Surgery Center.  Each will receive $3000.  The award will be presented to the winners at the annual Ted Lindsay Foundation Celebrity Golf Outing on Monday.  September 9, 2024 at Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, MI.

Who May Be Nominated?

Any person living in the Tri-County Area (Oakland, Macomb or Wayne) who has been diagnosed with one of the Autism Spectrum Disorders.

How to Make a Nomination

Complete the Courage Award Nomination Form and return it in one of the following ways:

-Mail to Mrs. Marlo Moeller: 6328 Elsey Drive, Troy, MI 48098
-Scan it and email it electronically to Mrs. Marlo Moeller at 



Please contact Marlo Moeller at

All nomination letters must be one page or less, with no photos or video links please.

Nominations and letters of recommendation are due by June 30, 2024.
Applications received or postmarked after this date will not be considered.
Only one nomination letter per candidate.
Recipients will be contacted by email by August 2, 2024.


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