Posts by Wendy

Five Affordable Safety Tools for Wanderers

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

Five Affordable Safety Tools for Wanderers

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NAA Statement on Recent Drowning Deaths in the Autism Community

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

In the last seven days, two children with autism under the age of ten have drowned following a wandering incident...

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The Wrong Questions Are Being Asked About Mikaela Lynch

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Featured | 5 comments

The Wrong Questions Are Being Asked Following the Heartbreaking Outcome of Mikaela Lynch’s Disappearance

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Statement From the National Autism Association | Sandy Hook

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

There is no link between planned violence and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Those with ASD are victims of crimes like this, not the perpetrators.

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Congressional Hearing on Autism – Statement from NAA

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Featured | 0 comments

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will host a hearing at 2:00pm ET this afternoon to investigate the Federal Response to the Rising Rates of Autism.  You can watch the hearing live on C-SPAN3 or via webcast at this link:  http://thomas.loc.gov/video/house-committee/hsgo. Despite our efforts, NAA was denied an invitation to testify at this hearing on behalf of families and individuals who are severely affected by autism and unable to advocate for themselves. We have submitted a formal statement, which appears below, to the committee for the public record.  The document...

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