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From Genes to Biology: What We Know and Why It Matters

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From Genes to Biology: What We Know and Why It Matters

Dr. John Spiro of the Simons Foundation presented on “From Genes to Biology: What We Know and Why It Matters” on Saturday, March 23, at the Autism Society of North Carolina’s annual conference in Charlotte. For those who were not able to attend his presentation, we are sharing some of the highlights here. About 12…

Conference: Giving a Voice to People with Autism

  • November 16, 2018
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

We are pleased to announce that on November 16, Tracy Vail, MS, will be the presenter for the Autism Society of North Carolina’s third annual fall conference at the Odeon Theater at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Ms. Vail brings more than 30 years of experience in working with individuals on the autism spectrum to the (more…)

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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 Strategies for Anxiety at Annual Conference

The Autism Society of North Carolina held its annual conference March 24-25 in Charlotte. We will be sharing information from conference presentations in upcoming blog posts. Holly Blanc Moses, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Licensed Psychological Associate, gave a presentation titled “Autism and Anxiety: Strategies that Work” on the second day…

Managing Frustration and Anxiety

  Dr. Jed Baker, noted autism expert and author, shared some of his expertise with parents and professionals last week at a one-day conference in Raleigh. His presentation was titled “Managing Frustration and Anxiety and Teaching Social Skills” and provided strategies for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, and learning challenges. For…

Q&A with Dr. Jed Baker, Autism Expert

  On Friday, November 4, Dr. Jed Baker will lead a daylong conference that touches on two very important topics for families and caregivers: managing frustration and anxiety and teaching social skills. Dr. Baker graciously shared some insights and previewed his talk in a Q&A recently.   Why is it important for caregivers to think…