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Information Sessions on CAP I/DD Waiver Changes

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Information Sessions on CAP I/DD Waiver Changes

North Carolina’s Community Alternatives Program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (CAP I/DD formerly CAP MR/DD) is expected to change as of November 1, 2011. The Autism Society of North Carolina will publish a longer blog post about those changes, which includes a limit on the number of habilitation hours. The Developmental Disabilities Training Institute has…

Teaching Students with Asperger Syndrome for the First Time (Originally published July 28, 2005), By Dan Coulter

Dear Blog readers, In our state we are fortunate to have many individuals on the autism spectrum and family members who are happy to share information and perspectives. Today we add Dan Coulter to our list of Blog contributors. Dan lives in Winston-Salem with his wife Julie. He is owner of Coulter Video, a company…

House Budget Proposal Released, Includes 1915 b/c Managed Care Waiver

  Budget: The General Assembly House Appropriations Sub-committees released their budget proposals and budget special provisions last week.  In most cases, sub-committees used the Governor’s budget cuts as a starting point and then cut an additional 1.6 billion dollars from the state budget for a total reduction of 2.5 billion dollars from the base budget….

Awareness Day at the General Assembly Changed to May 3

Save the Date for Autism Awareness Day! Mark your calendars now and join The Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) at the for the 2011 Autism Awareness Day at the NC General Assembly on May 3rd from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.  We will have educational programs in the morning on legislative issues and ASNC staff and volunteers available…

Be Your Child’s Best Advocate! Application Deadline December 31

Join the ranks of parents and self-advocates who have been trained through the NC Partners in Policymaking!  Learn to advocate at all levels: locally, regionally, and nationally.  This is a no-cost opportunity that is truly outstanding.  You will benefit, whether you’re a parent or an individual with an intellectual or developmental disability.  I was honored…

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

Do you have a middle school or high school child?  You might want to check out this website:  the National Collaborative on Workforce dan Disability.  This website partners with many other organizations to provide resources and information as youth transition out of school.  Many of their publications are also available in Spanish. NCWD/Youth Partners Center…

What a great conference…

If you missed ASNC’s 40th Anniversary Annual Conference, then we missed you; if you were there, then you’ll know what I mean.  The two keynote speakers whom I heard, Scott Bellini and Chantal Sicile-Kira, were outstanding, entertaining, and informative.  Two of the founding members of the Autism Society of NC, Bobo Warren and Betty Camp,…

Birds, Bees, ASDs

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

POLICY TO THE PEOPLE!

My experience with North Carolina Partners in Policymaking begins.