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Giving a Voice to People with Autism: Why Is It Important?

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Giving a Voice to People with Autism: Why Is It Important?

Editor’s note: Tracy Vail will be the presenter for the Autism Society of North Carolina’s third annual fall conference, “Giving a Voice to People with Autism,” on Sept. 21 in Greensboro. The conference will focus on developing functional social communication skills in children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are non-vocal or minimally vocal….

Focus on Healthy Habits at 2018 Annual Conference

The Autism Society of North Carolina held its 2018 annual conference March 23-24 in Charlotte. We will be sharing information from conference presentations in upcoming blog posts. Mindy Govan and Alicia DiDomizio, the Director and Assistant Director of ASNC’s IGNITE program for young adults on the spectrum, provided conference attendees with many tips they could…

Conference – Autism and Health: What You Need to Know

  • March 23, 2018 - March 24, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Autism Society of North Carolina is excited to bring together self-advocates, families, and professionals for two days of information sharing and networking in Charlotte on March 23-24, 2018. The theme is “Autism and Health: What You Need to Know” and we have a lineup of outstanding presenters and topics. (more…)

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Focus on Science at ASNC Annual Conference

Dr. Geri Dawson, Director of the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development, opened the second day of our annual conference with a fact-filled presentation titled: “Autism Spectrum Disorders: What do we know? Where are we heading?” We would like to thank her for sharing her time and knowledge with us. For those who were…

Focus on Employment at ASNC Annual Conference

At ASNC, we believe that meaningful employment is a key component of a fulfilling life, but about four out of five adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unemployed. Across the US, some enterprising families, and other concerned people, have come up with new and exciting ways to ensure that individuals with autism will enjoy…

Planning for the Future

by Linda Griffin, Parent Advocate Director Parents of children with autism are often so busy just getting through the day that they forget to plan for the future.  And that future arrives sooner than you expect.  One day you are struggling with toilet training and IEPs and the next day you look up and your…

Local author has penned an amazing new memoir about her life with her son Chase

Local author has penned an amazing new memoir about her life and her son Chase, who is The Boy Who Loved Tornadoes.