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

December Autism Matters: CEO’s Message

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Holiday Wish – a Unified Autism Community In 2015, the Autism Society will celebrate its 50th year of caring and responsiveness to helping all living with autism maximize their quality of life each day. I have seen what happens when Read More

ABLE Act Passes in House

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act passed the House by an overwhelming majority. Now, it’s on to the Senate. The ABLE Act is a tool for families in planning for their child’s future and will Read More

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