Life of an austism mom

Life of an austism mom

Hello family. I pray everyone is well and in good health. I know we are all so over the corona virus but I pray you and your family are in good spirits and pressing on. If you are new here please take the time out to review the resources available to you on the...

TOGETHER  A P A R T  Online Support

TOGETHER A P A R T Online Support

Parents & Caregivers of Children Newly Diagnosed You are not alone! Join us Tuesdays for some targeted support and an opportunity to ask questions and gain information, and meet other parents new to the autism community. At 7:00pm you can leave and join the...

Website helps young adults with autism create friendships

Website helps young adults with autism create friendships

24-year-old Juliana Fetherman founded a website called Making Authentic Friends to help young adults with autism make friends virtually. She shares how her brother inspired her and the difference it has made in his life.

Dear younger me

Dear younger me

, Where do I start?  I am writing you this letter as a woman in her forties who has been through a lot. Let me start by saying you are strong, you're confident, you're loved, and you're blessed. The road ahead will be long but we serve a mighty God who will never...

Children with autism coronavirus pandemic

Children with autism coronavirus pandemic

Children with autism facing unique challenges during coronavirus pandemic The coronavirus pandemic is keeping parents and children at home and away from others to stop the spread of COVID-19, bringing many changes to everyday routines. Parents like Kelly and Brian...

Family prays sister with autism

Family prays sister with autism

Family prays sister with autism, stage 3 colon cancer survives COVID-19 A woman is in the fight of her life. Caitlyn Wilson is a 29-year-old woman with non-verbal autism, and she is being treated for stage 3 colon cancer. As if fighting a cancer diagnosis wasn’t...

Autistic toddlers do not tune in to sounds

Autistic toddlers do not tune in to sounds

Autistic toddlers do not tune in to sounds with others Unlike typical toddlers, those with autism tend not to share experiences involving sound — dancing to music with their parents, for example, or directing a parent’s attention toward a cat’s meow — according to a...

Autism 5K walk and run

Autism 5K walk and run

Children with autism grow up to become adults with autism. We're with them ... every step of the way. Support that lasts a lifetime. Howard County Autism Society’s Every Step Counts Autism Walk & 5K Run - Hybrid Edition Two ways to participate in 2020! In-person*...

favorite toy is gone and their house has burned up

favorite toy is gone and their house has burned up

How do you tell a child with autism that their favorite toy is gone and their house has burned up? The 7-year-old boy with autism experienced the Almeda Fire differently than anyone else, including his mother, father and older brother, though they all lost the...