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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 44 children may be diagnosed with autism nationally

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

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Medicaid Transformation and Tailored Plan Updates

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2022

For additional information about the Medicaid Transformation process in North Carolina, please visit our page of information and resources.  New timeline released for Tailored Plan rollout The start of the new Tailored Plans, integrated health Medicaid Benefit Plans for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), as well as those with significant mental health and…

The Samantha R vs. the State of North Carolina Court Decision

Monday, Nov 14, 2022

In February of 2020 the State was found to be in violation of the Persons with Disabilities Protection Act and that people with disabilities in North Carolina were being unnecessarily institutionalized, or were at risk for being institutionalized, due to a lack of community-based options. The decision reinforced what people with disabilities, their families and…

Mental Health in the Autism Community

Friday, Nov 04, 2022

Mental health disorders are conditions that affect our thinking, mood, and/or behavior to the extent that it interferes with our ability to function. These disorders include, but are not limited to, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. For the general population in the United States, the CDC estimates 20% of adults (or one…