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The Autism Society of North Carolina improves the lives of individuals with autism, supports their families, and educates communities.

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1 in 36 children may be diagnosed with autism nationally

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The Tools that Help Me Organize a Neurodivergent Life

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

I live at the intersection between ADHD and Autism. While I love my neurodivergent brain (most of the time), there is absolutely no doubt that I have to organize my life strategically to stay on top of #adulting. Not going to lie, even though I have extensive coping systems in place, some stuff falls through…

Parenting the Young Adult with Low Support Needs

Wednesday, May 03, 2023

I’ve entered that phase of motherhood that most of us don’t prepare for – the parent of a young adult on the spectrum with low support needs. It is a tricky time when we see our young adults have the capacity to become independent, but they need some help, and we may not know as…

He Needed Something More, and We Found It at Camp Royall

Monday, Apr 17, 2023

As the mom of four Au-Somely unique children, I’m always trying to find the right path, the right therapies, and the right connections for them. Sometimes those connections are obvious and easy to come across, but others aren’t as clear. My 18-year-old son graduated from our homeschool in May 2022, and we began this journey…