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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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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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We’re Partnering With The Mighty!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Autism | The Mighty Partnership | National Autism Association

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Little Words Love Heart From Alex Woo Honoring Autism Awareness Month

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Alex Woo's Little Words Love Heart

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“I’m Just Autistic”

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Jacquez Johnson has an important message to share. The student from Frederick Douglass High in Memphis, Tennessee, created a PSA for autism awareness month to promote education, understanding and unity. Jacquez’s broadcasting instructor, Marshall Dodson, shared the PSA with National Autism Association, and is proud that Jacquez wrote, recorded and edited the piece himself. In the PSA, Jacquez talks about having autism and notes, “You may see people like me different, but don’t panic. I’m not disease, I’m just autistic.” Jacquez ends his powerful message calling on all of us to...

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