Posts by wendy

New Study Highlights Mortality & Risk In Autism Wandering/Elopement

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

The study found that nearly a third of reported ASD wandering/elopement cases from 2011 to 2016 in the United States ended in death or required medical attention.

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First Annual Angels 4 Autism Softball Tournament

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

By guest blogger:  Andrew Green Girls softball teams from Florida and Georgia will be coming to Palm Beach this weekend to compete in the first annual ‘Angels 4 Autism’ tournament, with proceeds going to Autism Research. The girls, ages 8 to 15 from 47 teams sponsored by the USSSA (United States Specialty Sports Association), Delray Beach, Blue Angels Team and Lake Lytal / Palm Beach county Parks and Recreation Department. This first ever event started with an idea from 13 year old Sarah Green, a Blue Angels player who wanted to design and sell T-Shirts for Autism charity in April...

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Vivint Smart Home and NAA Team Up to Protect Children with Autism

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Featured, Sponsors | 0 comments

Vivint Smart Home, the leading smart home services provider in North America, today announced a sponsorship for the National Autism Association

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New MedicAlert Found Program

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

For a limited time, the Found for Autism program is being offered to families at no cost

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Statement from the National Autism Association

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL AUTISM ASSOCIATION On Monday, Charles Kinsey, a behavioral therapist for those with disabilities, was shot and wounded by a police officer in North Miami after attempting to assist a young man with autism who had wandered from a group home. In video footage provided by various media outlets, Mr. Kinsey is seen lying on the ground with his hands in the air while attempting to assist the individual. We commend Mr. Kinsey, and all service providers, who work to protect individuals with autism and other disabilities each day. We wish Mr. Kinsey a swift recovery. About...

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