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.”
The Autism Society of North Carolina improves the lives of individuals with autism, supports their families, and educates communities.
1 in 44 children may be diagnosed with autism nationally
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Together, we can help individuals with autism build fulfilling lives and contribute to their communities through their unique gifts.
Medicaid will be offering new services called 1915i services to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), including autism, as well as those with mental health issues and substance use disorders. 1915i services are replacing B3 services but unlike B3, 1915i services are an entitlement. This means that the program does not keep waiting lists…
Camp Royall is a special place for campers of all ages, from 4 to 104! In recent years our programming for teenagers has grown, and we’re excited that Camp Royall can be a place for young people to connect and prepare for adulthood. In 2016, we started Teen Tuesday, a monthly group for teens to…
The McCrimmon Award is named for Ed McCrimmon, a longtime member of the Autism Society of North Carolina staff. He was known for his outstanding dedication and integrity as he served individuals with autism. Tragically, he died in 2017. The McCrimmon Award was established to keep Ed’s memory alive, and at the same time, celebrate…