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Working with members of our IGNITE program, we produced a video to train first responders. The video and other materials will help keep loved ones safe.

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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 57 children may be diagnosed with autism in North Carolina

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20,000+ individuals receive direct services annually in North Carolina

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Early Voting Open in NC

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

As a reminder, ASNC is sharing information about voting in North Carolina during this election year through blog articles, social media posts, and other channels. Much attention will be paid this year to state primaries, state legislative races, and the national presidential election. As a nonprofit organization, ASNC does not become directly involved in elections…

Promoting a Child’s Independence Within Daily Routines

Friday, Feb 14, 2020

One of the greatest joys of teaching students with autism is watching them become more confident in their abilities and take pride in their accomplishments. As they learn salient skills for completing daily routines and develop a greater sense of responsibility, students naturally become more self-determined and desire greater autonomy. Given systematic training, coaching, and…

Compliments and Criticisms: Supporting an Adult with ASD

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

One day, not so many years ago, my son shared with his therapist that when he hears me call his name or sees my name on his caller ID on his phone, he immediately gets nervous. He wonders what he did wrong and how angry I will be. While that was hard to hear as…