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World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2019 | National Today

Autism Awareness Day recognizes people on the autism spectrum, as well as the researching and fundraising initiatives which promote inclusivity. Learn more and help increase the world’s understanding and acceptance of autism.

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Congress Considers Renewal Of Autism Act

February 20, 2019 | disabilityscoop.com

Lawmakers are looking to secure over $1 billion in the coming years for federal efforts to address the needs of people with autism, including additional support for adults on the spectrum.

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An Inclusive Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2019 | adayinourshoes.com

Soon, all across the country, children will exchange Valentines with their classmates. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here and I don’t see it disappearing anytime soon. Sure, it kind of is a holiday that was made more important by the marketing machine. But I see nothing wrong with a holiday devoted to celebrating friendship and love.

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5 Autism-Friendly Valentine’s Day Crafts

February 5, 2019 | myautism.org

With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, it’s time to get in the loving spirit. Completing crafts has several different benefits for an individual on the autism spectrum, as crafts aid in increasing fine motor coordination, self-regulation, self-esteem, and bonding between parent and child.

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Learning Disabilities and Disorders

January 18, 2019 | helpguide.org

Does your child struggle with school? Do they dread reading out loud, writing an essay or tackling a math problem? While every kid has trouble with homework from time to time, if a certain area of learning is consistently problematic, it might indicate a learning disorder.

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