The Autism Society and Macy’s have teamed up to Shop For A Cause

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The Autism Society and Macy’s have teamed up to Shop For A Cause on Saturday, August 23. Donate $5 and receive a 25 percent off coupon from Macy’s to use all day. 100 percent of your $5 donation will directly Read More

Talk to your representative about the ABLE Act

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2013, H.R. 647, would allow people with disabilities or their families to put aside tax-free savings for education expenses, employment support, housing charges, health needs, legal fees, assistive technology and more. Read More

August Autism Matters: Scott’s Message

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

As you might know, the Autism CARES Act (previously the Combating Autism Act) was approved by the House and Senate and now awaits the president’s signature. This important legislation continues many of the federal government’s efforts regarding research, training and coordination Read More

Ask the Expert: Technology and the Support Team

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Patricia Wright, Ph.D., MPH, is the vice president of professional services at Rethink, a program whose goal is to improve access to Applied Behavior Analysis treatments for people on the autism spectrum. She works to ensure Rethink’s educational technology is Read More

August Autism Matters: Autism News

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Senate passes autism bill – The Hill – With the Senate’s approval July 31 of the Autism CARES Act, federal funding for autism services and research is all but secure for another five years. The act also seeks to increase Read More

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