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When Jack was diagnosed at 2, he was nonverbal and didn’t understand danger. Now, he is in college and has achieved many goals with the support of the Autism Society of North Carolina.

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

1 in 57 children may be diagnosed with autism in North Carolina

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Action Alert: Ask Senators to Support CARES Act

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

The Autism CARES Act will sunset (expire) on September 30 if it is not reauthorized. Since its enactment in 2006, the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act has helped to train health professionals to diagnose and provide evidence-based services to people on the autism spectrum. It has also increased autism research and…

New Timeline for Medicaid Transformation

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Editor’s note: This is an update to information posted July 16, 2019. The managed-care rollout has been changed to one phase for the whole state in February 2020, rather than starting in November 2019 with some counties. Open enrollment is now scheduled to end on December 13 for all counties.  The NC Department of Health and Human Services is in the process of implementing Medicaid transformation in North Carolina. The vision…

Jen Pyne Named 2019 Roman Award Winner

Sunday, Sep 08, 2019

Jen Pyne is not just a service provider to the people with autism whom she supports. She is a true friend and a member of their family. “She has helped me to create a life on my own terms that I am proud of,” said Jade McWilliams, one of her clients. “I have a very…