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Why Training is Needed: Law Enforcement and Autism

Although law enforcement is tasked with keeping the public safe, interactions between first responders and those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other psychiatric conditions can be contentious—and in some cases, deadly. A 2012 study conducted by researchers at Drexel University measured how common it was for youth with ASD to be stopped and questioned…

ABLE Accounts, Changes and COVID-19

While each individual and family situation is different, we all share a common concern around our financial future during the COVID-19 crisis. This situation affects everyone’s lives at all levels and will continue to impact household finances for a lengthy period of time. Depending on your own specific and unique circumstances, your need to respond…

Holiday Office Closure

Hello All, Here we are halfway through 2020 and it’s been a wild, chaotic ride to say the least. I really thought 2020 would be the year of flying cars, having a Rosie for a maid and so many other cool things but instead, we get Covid-19 and Murder Hornets, toilet paper shortages and the…

Unlocking the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Cason McKee was diagnosed with autism when he was 3 years old. Both of his parents worked with autistic children in the Texas school system, so they saw it coming. “Early on, when we first started noticing a difference in him, he was a typical 18-month old,” said Shannon McKee, Cason’s mother. “But between 18…

Free Information Videos

We understand that many people and families are being directly impacted, seeing disruptions in services and coping with the uncertainty of what comes next. We want to share some resources and information that may help you at this time. This information came from Autism Speaks website free of charge informational videos. Autism Certification Center (ACC) and Autism Speaks…