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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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Medicaid – Will you be eligible for health care under the new expanded Medicaid program?

Monday, Nov 27, 2023

Starting December 1, 2023, North Carolina will expand health insurance coverage under Medicaid to people up to 138% of the federal poverty guidelines. This means more people will qualify including people who were not eligible previously.   NC Medicaid covers most health services. It includes doctor visits, check-ups, emergency care, hospital services, maternity and postpartum care,…

Epilepsy Awareness is Part of Our World

Thursday, Nov 16, 2023

Just before my son received his autism diagnosis at the age of five, he was diagnosed with a partial complex seizure disorder. When we took him to the Children’s Developmental Service Agency, or CDSA, as a three-year-old, to learn more about his behavior and language differences, the psychologist suggested we schedule testing with a neurologist…

Sarah Waller, an ASNC Registered Behavior Technician Who Goes Above and Beyond

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2023

One hot summer day, Sarah Waller’s car broke down on her way to work. Waller is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) who implements Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) plans for the Autism Society of North Carolina. Rather than cancel the session with the client and their family, Waller walked three miles in 100-degree heat to make…