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ASNC Bookstore June Top Ten Best Sellers

Please visit our website to read detailed descriptions of these and other popular titles.

One Small Step For Awareness, One Giant Leap for Coverage

When a community comes together…

Put a face on autism health insurance reform in N.C.

A bill to extend health insurance coverage to people with autism will be discussed at the Senate Health Care Committee on Wednesday, June 9 at 11 am in Room 544 of the Legislative Office Building ( LOB) in Raleigh.  Please join us at this important meeting to show your support. If you plan to attend…

Youth Leadership Forum in July

July 18-20, 2010  North Carolina State University- Raleigh, NC  Who? Young people with disabilities between ages 17-28 years old that live in North Carolina Demonstrate leadership or leadership potential Want to make a difference in the community  What? Bring together young people with disabilities who demonstrate leadership qualities Know your rights while understanding your leadership…

At long last—help for youth with autism in crisis (thanks to your voices)!

Do you remember Salima Mabry and her son, Joshua, who spent 8 days in a recliner at Wake Human Services (partly due to a lack of emergency respite beds)?  Now, there is an alternative to psychiatric wards, which are not always capable of handling teens with challenging behaviors.  The new program at the Murdoch Center,…

State Board of Ed to decide on OCS testing

On June 2-3, the State Board of Education will make decisions on the testing program for students on the Occupational Course of Study. In 2008-09, the United States Department of Education determined that the NCEXTEND2 statewide alternate assessments for students on the Occupational Course of Study (OCS) did not meet their approval. The OCS students could…

DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY ABOUT THE STATE’S BUDGET?

Now is the time to let your voices be heard!!  Are you concerned about cuts to education, waiting lists for services, potential cuts to personal care services?  As the saying goes, speak now or forever hold your peace.   If you don’t tell legislators about your concerns, how can they know? Here’s what you need to…

We Are A Coalition

Invitation to and instructions on The Coalition’s Advocacy Day & Popcorn Rally, June 1, 2010.

My Lunch with Temple

Having lunch with Temple Grandin…and a few others, too.