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Find Your People in an ASNC Chapter

Are you looking for a community of support during these challenging times? Do you wish you could ask questions of other parents or share your child’s latest victory with people who will get it? Want to help raise autism awareness in your community? Join an Autism Society of North Carolina Chapter! We have more than…

Accessing Services in NC: Tips for Navigating the Maze

The Autism Society of America has given a conservative estimate of $3-$6 million as the cost of caring for one person with autism across his/her lifetime. At the same time, rising costs and changes in health care are coming almost every day, making it more important than ever for families to connect their loved ones…

Craven County Chapter Leader Recognized

Kim Hoffman has selflessly given hours and hours of service as the Leader of the ASNC Craven County Chapter since January 2015. With the help of other dedicated volunteers, she has touched so many lives through the Chapter, organizing dozens of educational events, social activities, and awareness efforts in her community. Kim’s passion and energy…

Sensory-Friendly Activities Ease Winter Blues

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful…” In these long winter months, many NC families are looking for indoor entertainment. It’s too cold to jump on the backyard trampoline, too icy to run at the park. Many will turn to indoor play areas, shows, and movies. But these are not always good options for families who…

Looking for a Place to Belong? Join an ASNC Chapter

Fall is a great time to join one of the Autism Society of North Carolina’s 50 Chapters and Support Groups around the state. The beginning of the new school year also marks the restart of the groups’ activities and events. ASNC’s Chapters and Support Groups are led by generous parents or family member volunteers who…

Make 2016-17 Your Child’s Best School Year Yet

It’s almost here again – back-to-school time! Are you ready? Or does the mere thought of a new school year make you anxious? The Autism Society of North Carolina wants to partner with you and your child for a successful school year. Please take advantage of the resources we offer. Toolkits: We have many easy-to-use,…

Thank You, from One Mom to Another

  Sherri Krewson Garner, Leader of the ASNC Crystal Coast Chapter, shared this post about her gratitude for another mom and leader. I want to express my deepest gratitude to another chapter leader! In 2000, after going through a divorce, I moved from Lincoln County to the coast of North Carolina to be near my…

Make This Your Child’s Best School Year Yet

Are you ready for back-to-school time? Or does the mere thought of a new school year make you anxious? The Autism Society of North Carolina is ready to partner with you and your child for a successful school year. Please take advantage of the resources we offer. Toolkits: In the past year and a half,…

ASNC’s Maureen Morrell Honored by NC Council on Developmental Disabilities

Maureen Morrell, State Chapter Director for the Autism Society of North Carolina, was awarded the Helen C. “Holly” Riddle Distinguished Service Award by the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities on Nov. 19 in Cary. Morrell has advocated for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families for more than 30 years. She has…