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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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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…

Summer Vacation and the Computer

Wednesday, Jul 06, 2022

Summer slump. Chunks of time when kids have the house to themselves. Downtime becomes a void. Hours will slip by as the children disappear into technology. They will meld with the computer and all chance of talk is dropped. Good use of free time? Well, some time to zone out is helpful, and people who…