Our Autism Resource Specialists are always a free phone call away, and every year they help thousands of families navigate early intervention, school, community, and adult services.
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
89¢ of every dollar
you give goes directly to services
Together, we can help individuals with autism build fulfilling lives and contribute to their communities through their unique gifts.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced several updates regarding COVID-19 vaccine administration on March 2, 2021. Included in the updates are changes to the vaccination priority for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, including autism. We want to extend our sincere appreciation to Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen, Deputy Secretary Dave Richard,…
Increasing evidence is showing that people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) are at much higher risk for contracting COVID-19, for being hospitalized with the illness, and an increased mortality rate from the illness. A Johns Hopkins analysis of insurance data indicates people with IDD are three times more likely to die when infected with…
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…