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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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There’s So Much More Work to Be Done

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

There's so much more work to be done.

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This Bill Will Help Save Lives In the Autism Community

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

You’ve seen the headlines. A child with autism goes missing. The story ends in heartbreaking tragedy. Usually the culprit is water.   Accidental drownings account for approximately 90% of wandering-related deaths in the autism community. Do first responders know to search water first? Most still do not. Yet, this one tip alone could save so many lives. Training is critical. Safeguards are essential. H.R. 4919 would help provide both.   H.R. 4919, Kevin and Avonte’s Law, would help provide much-needed police training and resources to not only prevent and respond to ASD...

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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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