Adam is an independent adult with autism. He travels all over the country visiting his mom with the income he makes at his job.
The Autism Society of North Carolina improves the lives of individuals with autism, supports their families, and educates communities.
1 in 59 children may be diagnosed with autism in North Carolina
20,000+ individuals receive direct services annually in North Carolina
89¢ of every dollar
you give goes directly to services
Together, we can help individuals with autism build fulfilling lives and contribute to their communities through their unique gifts.
What is “managed care” and how is NC already managing the care of people receiving Medicaid? The federal government’s Medicaid program allows states to use health maintenance organization (HMO) managed-care models in the design of its Medicaid programs. At its most basic, a health maintenance organization, such as an insurance company or a provider-led health…
We are happy to introduce Michael LePage as the Autism Society of North Carolina’s Western Regional Director. Michael brings with him a wealth of knowledge from a 20 year career serving individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD) and their families, largely focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He returned to ASNC in his new…
Everyone has walked into a grocery store and seen a child crying while reaching for a candy bar in the checkout lane. Perhaps you’ve experienced a toddler cry and scream when you walk out of the room, only to hear her stop as soon as you walk back inside. If you’re a parent, you may…