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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

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Online Safety for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021

One concern of the COVID-19 pandemic is the ever-increasing time our children are spending online and the potential loss of innocence due to internet activity. With virtual learning a daily part of their lives, it’s easy for our children to be sitting in front of the computer as many as 8 hours a day, especially…

Public Policy Advocacy: What’s Ahead and How to Help

Monday, Feb 15, 2021

As an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families, ASNC advocates for public policies that support people on the spectrum and monitors changes in our developmental disability and education systems. We work with policymakers at the General Assembly, state departments such as NC Department of Health and…

Dating Resources for Self-Advocates – “Table for Two”

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021

The pandemic complicated everyone’s social life, but Valentine’s Day was already complicated for many people interested in dating relationships, including self-advocates. Speaking of complicated, has a parent ever taken you on a date with them? What was that like for you? One holiday we went to a restaurant for dinner and trivia night and I…