WOW!!! Autism Society of Alabama has knocked it out of the park with 17 (yes seventeen) SEPARATE walk locations to support their Affiliate during April Autism Awareness month!
What an amazing effort by the Autism Society Alabama!

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As part of Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, Sesame Street is looking for stories highlighting what makes your child with autism unique and amazing! They also welcome stories from older autistic children, adults, siblings, and family members. If you’d like to participate, please fill out this form and send photos to help illustrate the story. Select submissions will be...
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See Amazing Story Builder
Supreme Court rules unanimously for student with autism in a case in which the Autism Society was glad to sign on in a friend of the court brief arguing that every public school must provide the highest level of educational opportunities to each student with a disability. [ Link ]

The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student
For our friends in the North Carolina area please consider this wonderful event: Extraordinary Artists Exhibit at Reynolds Theater Gallery, Duke Campus see more at [ Link ]

Art Show Features Artists on the Spectrum on Duke Campus
Autism Society is proud to have contributed to the development of the character "Julia" on Sesame Street

New Kid on the Street
Stateline is an inititative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Disabled fear Medicaid cuts will diminish their independence
This week's #SiblingSunday is brought to us by Jason Cherry. Siblings of Autism
This Monday is the final day to submit your poster art for the upcoming #AutFest, the first Autism Film Festival, taking place in Orange County, CA the weekend of April 22-23rd. Go to [ Link ] for more information and to submit your artwork.

Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area in conjunction with Parents Helping Parents just kicked off their Spring 2017 webinar series! The series will cover a wide variety of topics and will feature esteemed speakers. The series continues with the next webinar on 3/23 featuring Ryan Wexelblatt, LSW and will feature: Guy Stuff, Social Expectation, Hygiene, and Sexuality. More webinars are...
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The Research and Training Center on Community Living at the
University of Minnesota in collaboration with The Arc, is seeking
caregivers to share their perceptions on a range of life-span
issues impacting individuals with intellectual and developmental
disabilities (I/DD) and their families. We are inviting people
aged 18 years or older who provide frequent primary paid/
unpaid support to a...
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The Arc | FINDS Survey
Today is Medicaid Day of Action! Call your Members of Congress today (202-224-3121) and urge them to oppose the proposed Medicaid cuts in the American Health Care Act because the caps on Medicaid funding will be extremely damaging to people with disabilities and many others. #SaveMedicaid #Ignite4Autism
Today your support goes 10x as far

Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Today, March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Autism Society of America. Get started at
Medicaid is currently the gold standard for children’s health care, including Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT). Call your Members of Congress today (202-224-3121) and tell them to protect Medicaid! #SaveMedicaid
Autism Society Opposes Proposed Changes to Medicaid in American Health Care Act
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Autism Society Opposes Proposed Changes to Medicaid in American Health Care Act - Autism Society
This week's #SiblingSunday is brought to us by Aileen Zhu of New Jersey. Aileen says “Having a sibling with autism is not different than having a sibling. Autistic people are still people.” Siblings of Autism

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Aileen Zhu - Siblings of Autism scholarship submission 2016

History Jason Cherry, founder of Siblings of Autism, recognizes the powerful impact of growing up with a sibling on the autism spectrum. Jason’s brother, Mat...

Congress is on a fast track to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) impacting people with disabilities and to make drastic cuts to the Medicaid program. The level of cuts over time would decimate the Medicaid program.

When will this happen? It's happening now. The House of Representatives is moving quickly to push for a vote by the end of March. The Senate is...
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Something nice from Mississippi

Dina asked us: Please give a BIG THANK YOU TO district 3 supervisor of Pearl River County, Mississippi, Mr. Hudson Holliday, for providing me and my 2 kids with Autism road signs to help people be mindful of my kids playing. We currently did not have any Autism signs in Pearl River County, so I an honored that he did this for us.
Microsoft invites you to attend the Autism at Work Virtual Career Fair on Thursday April 13th from Noon to 2:00 PM PST.

Get noticed...
You'll get to communicate with hiring decision-makers from some of the top US employers - all of which have autism hiring programs or inclusive hiring programs. Join the event to discuss your career aspirations, show off your skills and ask employers...
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Check out our very own Matt Asner, VP of Development, today at 11:30am PST/2:30pm EST on [ Link ]. He will be talking about our upcoming event, AutFest, and other amazing things Autism Society of America is doing! #AutismAwareness #AutismLive

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