President Obama Signs ABLE Act into Law

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

President Obama on Friday signed into law the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act which will allow families with children with disabilities to save for college and other expenses in tax-deferred accounts. The legislation was co-sponsored by Sens. Bob Read More

Help Launch Our 50th Year Supporting Those with Autism

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

We talk a lot about “celebrating” here at the Autism Society – and not just during the holidays. What we do is celebrate this gift of life. How could we not? The children and adults we serve are inspiring reminders Read More

Senate Approves ABLE Act

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Last night, the U.S. Senate passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) — a victory for grassroots advocacy for parents and people with disabilities. The Autism Society has worked with many partners in the disability community and with Read More

Twelve Tips for Helping Individuals with Autism Have a Happy Holiday Season

Monday, December 15th, 2014

While many happily anticipate the coming holiday season, families of people on the autism spectrum also understand the special challenges that may occur when schedules are disrupted and routines broken. Our hope is that by following these few helpful tips, Read More

December Autism Matters Ask the Expert: Curing the Winter Blues – Tips for Adults on the Spectrum

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Winter is coming. The days are growing shorter, colder and darker. This is rather depressing in some ways, wouldn’t you say? Cloudy, cold days run my emotional battery down! Plus, I’m not a big holiday person, so Thanksgiving, Christmas and Read More

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