Ask the Expert: How to Have a Sensory-Friendly Fourth of July

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

With crowds, barbecues and fireworks, the Fourth of July can be overwhelming for some individuals on the autism spectrum. However, the following information can help your loved one or friend with ASD have an enjoyable and comfortable holiday. Use social Read More

Autism Society’s Contact Center Holiday Hours

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The Autism Society’s Contact Center, Autism Source, will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th for the federal holiday. We will return to regular hours business hours on Sunday, July 5th. The Autism Source Contact Center’s regular Read More

Autism Society Announces 2015 Award Winners

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Bethesda, Md. (June 29, 2015) – The Autism Society today announced the winners for the 2015 Autism Society Awards. The awards recognize exceptional contributions of individuals and organizations that help improve the lives of the several thousand people living with Read More

National Disability & Law Enforcement Groups Launch Campaign To Combat Wandering Deaths, Support Avonte’s Law

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Washington, DC – In light of the growing number of wandering-related deaths in the autism community, a group of national organizations have come together to support Senate Bill 163, Avonte’s Law. The group, the Autism Safety Coalition (ASC), announced today Read More

Ask the Expert: Employment on the Autism Spectrum: Life Skill Strategies for Employment Success

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Employment involves more than just earning money to survive. Employment is also about contributing to society. Employment is how a person senses his or her dignity. What are the best ways to support adults on the autism spectrum who want Read More

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