October Autism Matters: CEO’s Message

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

National Bullying Prevention Month October is bullying prevention month when communities across the country unite to raise awareness of bullying prevention by having events, activities, and providing education. Bullying not only threatens a student’s physical and emotional safety at school, Read More

Connect, Learn, Advocate, and Thrive: 46th Annual Autism Society National Conference

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

We’re headed to the Mile High City! Make plans to join us in Denver, Colorado for our 46th Annual Autism Society National Conference on July 8 – 11, 2015. Online Registration will open in early 2015. General conference registration includes access Read More

Ask the Expert: Customized Employment – Not Just a Job

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Melanie Johnston is a specialist in autism and developmental disabilities, consulting with schools, individuals and corporations. She is a speech pathologist with a MA in Special Education, postgraduate education in Psychology and more than 30 years of experience as a Read More

October Autism Matters: News Round Up

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Senator Tom Harkin Convenes Final HELP Committee Hearing – U.S. Senate Retiring Iowa Senator Tom Harkin convened his final HELP committee hearing on “Fulfilling the Promise: Overcoming Persistent Barriers to Economic Self-Sufficiency for People with Disabilities” on September 18. Capping off Read More

Inhumanity Anywhere is a Threat to Human Dignity Everywhere

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Recently, it seems like every morning I have read or heard about incidents of violence against individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In Traverse City, Michigan, Kelli Stapleton tried to kill her daughter on the spectrum. A Florida teen, Aaron Read More

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