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When Danny got his first job as a young adult with autism, he faced some challenges. With visual supports, he succeeded, and now he works with other people on the spectrum.

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Navigating Holiday Parties

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

You have been invited to a party! Yay! Now what? Speaking from experience, parties can be very tricky for people with autism. I am an adult with autism, and I teach and coach young adults with autism. I’ve also taken a lot of acting and writing classes, which often require homework that consists of observing…

Working with Students with Autism Before the Holidays

Thursday, Dec 05, 2019

The holidays are quickly approaching, and it can be a time of high anxiety for people with autism. I teach and tutor young people with autism, and I have autism. I also work with specialists in related fields. We all help students with reaching educational and behavioral goals. I am going to provide some input…

Medicaid Transformation Suspended

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Editor’s note: This is an update to information posted Sept. 11, 2019. The managed-care rollout has been suspended by DHHS at this time. As a result of the budget impasse, NC DHHS has suspended the roll out and implementation of Medicaid managed care, often referred to as Medicaid transformation. This will not go live as…