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Think spring, think surfing!

The annual Surfer’s Healing event will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010.  Surfer’s Healing was founded by Israel and Danielle Paskowitz, parents of a child with autism.  Their son, Isaiah, was able to enjoy relief from sensory overload while surfing with his dad, a former competitive surfer.  Israel and Danielle decided to share this positive…

Battle of Words & Numbers: Autism Insurance

The 2nd meeting – NC autism insurance coverage heats up.

Proposed Changes to CAP MRDD Waivers in coming months and years….take a look…

Please be aware of proposed changes to CAP MRDD system in the coming months and years.  Most proposals are available for public comment if you wish.  We encourage interested parties to review the proposed information and make comment to DMA as you see fit.  Please remember comments are public information and kept as such.  Please…

Hook, Line and Sinker

Hook: Tell them where you are from Line: Give them your personal story or state the facts Sinker: Ask for what you want Hook, Line and Sinker – Three easy steps to engaging your legislator. This is one of the things that we learned last week at the annual Autism Society “Day on the Hill.”…

Bill on Restraint and Seclusion passes in the House!

The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in the Schools Act (H.R. 4247) passed in the US House of Representatives yesterday with a vote of 262-153. Thank you to all who contributed to this effort by calling or emailing Congress. This important piece of legislation is on the path to becoming law, but it’s not there…

CALL CONGRESS: VOTE YES FOR H.R. 4247, PREVENTING HARMFUL RESTRAINT & SECLUSION IN SCHOOLS BILL!

Bill moving to House Floor; Call on Monday or Tuesday.  Please forward.  Information provided by Disability Rights NC… This week, the entire House of Representatives will vote on legislation establishing minimum federal standards regarding restraint and seclusion in schools (HR 4247).  Call your Congressional Representative on Monday or Tuesday and ask them to VOTE YES…

Birds, Bees, ASDs

Teaching my children about sexuality, struggling with Inclusion. List of resources and strategies.

Autism Insurance Coverage Update

Autism insurance coverage will be on the agenda for the March 4 meeting of the Joint Study Committee on Autism Spectrum Disorder & Public Safety at 2 pm in Room 544 of the Legislative Office Building in downtown Raleigh. A presentation by a representative from Oliver Wyman, the actuarial firm that authored the cost study…

ASNC Bookstore’s February Top 10 Bestsellers

Please visit our website to read detailed descriptions of these and other popular titles. We are also adding new books monthly, so check out our New Titles Category to see our latest offerings.