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Take part in OAR’s inaugural Youth Art Contest for a chance to win an Amazon gift card! OAR’s art contest is officially open and accepting submissions now until February 28th. Building on OAR’s recently introduced Friendship Tip Sheets, the theme for this year’s inaugural contest is “Friendship”. We look forward to seeing what friends and friendship look like through […]

Autistic Adult Support Groups ASC’s Adult Support Groups are a place for autistic adults to connect with others, discuss successes and challenges, share solutions and experiences, and give and receive support. Our Tuesday group leans toward ages 40+ and the Wednesday group leans toward ages in the 20s and 30s, though neither has a firm […]

3 online panels from 6:00 – 8:15 pm Wednesday, March 17th , 24th & 31st, 2021 Free to attend; held via Zoom Step Up! Into Life After High School! This is a seminar series on planning for postsecondary transitions. We invite young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) ages 15 +, their parents, family […]

Navigating Sexuality in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:00-11:30 AM MST Many individuals with ASD and their families have questions regarding gender identity, sexuality, and intimacy. While gender and sexuality are common topics to explore in adolescence, there are a number of misconceptions regarding how to best support teens with […]

Vogue business had this nice take on neurodiversity: https://www.voguebusiness.com/fashion/how-fashion-can-embrace-neurodiversity   Nice to see some international leaders saying the same things my clients have been saying for years: businesses miss out on talent when they under-employ or fail to employ neurodiverse humans!

Most folks I know have done their fair share of wandering about the internet, trying to find good autism resources.  This article has been well received on LinkedIn, and is written by an internationally respected individual (and my friend), Michael John Carley.  Click the link to see which organizations he recommends.    

As many of you know, a handful of us write for Autism Parenting Magazine, an online publication intended for parents and providers. We are not compensated for the writing, but we do get that special thrill when our articles are published. The 2020 awards were just announced…and we have news. For a 2nd year, some […]