Great story about Julia, Sesame Streets newest muppet, and see the Sesame Street session as they present the research behind their #SeeAmazing initiative at the Autism Society National Conference this July, Milwaukee WI - Hurry Early Bird Registration ending soon! [ Autism-society.org Link ]
Great story about Julia Sesame Streets newest muppet and see the Sesame

A Letter to Sesame Street from a 30 year old man - What Julia means to me | The Art of Autism

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Elisabeth Moulart
Respect and Dignity – People with autism should feel respected by those around them.

At our Quality of Life conference in July, Kate Gladstone, M.L.S., a disability self-advocate and professional, will explore some unforeseen impacts and consequences of “person-first” for self-advocates and others.

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Respect and Dignity – People with autism should feel respected by those around them
Katy Hobbs
Bethanny Levasseur
Carrie Marie Webb
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Vicki Marino-Turner
Dorma Baker
Recreation and Leisure – People with autism should be able to pursue their interests and spend their free time in a meaningful way.

Meet Alexandra. At the Autism Society of Kern, she was able to learn how to gently pet, groom and ride a horse. She is very sensory and has limited verbal skills, but the therapeutic horse riding has become extremely beneficial.

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Recreation and Leisure People with autism should be able to pursue their
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Dee Latham
Elise Joyce
Don't miss the next Sensory Friendly Film, "The Fate of the Furious," tomorrow, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. local time in participating theatres nationwide. To find a theatre near you visit: [ Amctheatres.com Link ]
Dont miss the next Sensory Friendly Film The Fate of the Furious

Sensory Friendly Films

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Danielle McGill
WATCH: The 1st Annual AutFest International Film Festival was featured on ABC7.

Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck participated in a Q&A, moderated by ABC7 journalist George Pennacchio, and was later honored with an award at the VIP Reception.
Liz H. Kelly
WATCH LIVE: The movie Po panel at #AutFest
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Angel Pape
Izzy Ham
WATCH LIVE: The AutFest panel with Inside Out filmmakers Pete Docter & Jonas Rivera.
Donna Bellemare
Margaret Bihr
Ney Shao
Social Connections – People with autism should have friends and supporters as well as ties to their communities.

We have ten sessions on Social Connections scheduled at our 49th Annual Conference this summer, addressing challenges in making social connections across all ages.

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Social Connections People with autism should have friends and supporters as well
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Sue Ragone
Charles Ray Reimler Jr
WATCH: The AutFest International Film Festival panel with siblings of autism. bit.ly/AutFest
Amy Tucker Mattson
We'll be streaming the AutFest Film Festival panel with siblings of autism LIVE on our Facebook page following the 7:55pm screening of Life, Animated.

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Well be streaming the AutFest Film Festival panel with siblings of autism
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Happy #AffiliateFriday, On Saturday, April 22nd, Autism Society Greater Harrisburg Area is hosting the 12th Annual Logan’s Run and Walk for Autism at the beautiful City Island and Riverfront Park. They are ⅔ of the way to reaching their goal of $100,000!
Autism Society of America’s board member Joe Joyce’s wife, Elise will be greeting all of the walkers, runners and families to kick off the...
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Meaningful Employment with Fair Wages – People with autism should have the opportunity to do work that contributes to their communities, and should receive compensation befitting their positions.

This is Anita. She works as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. By doing so, she demonstrates that you can achieve great things by pushing yourself and following your dreams!

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Meaningful Employment with Fair Wages People with autism should have the opportunity
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Sue Ragone
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Autism Society National Conference Announces Closing Keynote
New York Times Best-Selling Author JOHN ELDER ROBISON
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Autism Society National Conference Announces Closing Keynote
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The Autism Society is supporting this family and looking for answers in this case
The Autism Society is supporting this family and looking for answers in this case

‘I don’t like to be touched’: Video shows 10-year-old autistic boy getting arrested at school

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Christy Bartlett Beers
Janis Dinkins
Irma Ray
Autonomy and Self-Sufficiency – People with autism have the right to make their own decisions.

Join Lauren Mucha, M.Ed. and Paula Jablonski, M.Ed. from the PACTT Learning Center in Chicago, IL for their session "Beyond the Invitation: Promoting IEP Participation and Self-Determination for Students with Autism and Intellectual Disability," where they will discuss our school-wide initiative to...
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Autonomy and SelfSufficiency People with autism have the right to make their
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Dena Gassner
Claire Boekraad