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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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Preparing for an IEP Meeting

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

Let’s be honest, preparing for your child’s IEP meeting – whether it’s the first or the 20th – can be overwhelming, especially if your child was recently diagnosed with autism. What is an IEP and where does one begin?! An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a plan or program developed to ensure that a child…

Public Policy Update: Voting Rights Update

Tuesday, Aug 02, 2022

Disability Rights North Carolina sued the state over restrictions on who can help voters with disabilities cast their ballots in elections. Several North Carolina laws limited who can help voters as well as who can request ballots for voters. Those restrictions have been ruled in violation of federal laws. What does this means for you…

Letter to Legislators from the Autism Society of North Carolina

Monday, Jul 11, 2022

The following letter was sent in May to thank legislators for increased funding for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). The Autism Society of North Carolina will continue to advocate for competitive wages for DSPs in recognition of the work they do improving lives and supporting families.   May 18, 2022 To: House and Senate Leadership, Joint…