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When Stephen lost his job due to COVID, the employment supports staff helped him apply for a new position. Stephen works as a package handler and says it is his “perfect job.”

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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 54 children may be diagnosed with autism nationally

40,000+ individuals and their families receive direct services annually in NC

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My Son’s Journey to Making Friends

Friday, Jun 11, 2021

My oldest son is 19 and was diagnosed with autism, a speech deficit, and juvenile epilepsy when he was seven years old. Under all my son’s quirky behaviors was a little guy who was clawing at the surface to fit in. As parents, we often wonder how our children will fit in, and I am…

Come Play with your Local Chapter!

Wednesday, Jun 09, 2021

It’s almost summer, and hope is blooming alongside the flowers! The improved weather means many of our Chapters are scheduling outdoor events, giving our families a chance to resume meeting in person and enjoy some fun together. We have more than 70 Chapters and Support Groups serving families in 72 counties across the state. See…

Supporting Individuals through the Vaccine Experience

Friday, Jun 04, 2021

The Autism Society of North Carolina is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) and organizations across the state to educate our community about COVID-19 vaccines. Join the Autism Society of NC’s registered nurse and clinical staff for a presentation on the COVID-19 vaccine. The event will answer questions,…