Category Archives: Autism Organizations

Free teacher resources to support students with autism

Educator ResourcesFor teachers looking for extra guidance on how to support their students with autism, look no further. OAR provides informational guidebooks, professional development videos, and peer education tools to help you and your students thrive in a safe and inclusive classroom.Understanding Autism: Professional Development:Tackle challenging behavior and download a fact sheetof … Continue reading

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Autism & Trauma Workshop Sessions Announced

A collaborative workshop virtually by the Autism Societies of Greater Wisconsin and Minnesota Dec. 3, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Autism & Trauma: Exploring Effects and Strategies   A collaborative workshop offered virtually by the Autism Societies of … Continue reading

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Announcing Transitions to Adulthood and Ask a Non-Autistic Person Panels! Get your tickets today!

Join us for a special virtual edition of our annual celebration and fundraising event from Thursday, November 12 through Sunday, November 15th. We’re so excited to share the gala with disability community members and allies from across the country and … Continue reading

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Disability Scoop: Schools Get Creative In Serving Preschoolers With Special Needs

Schools Get Creative In Serving Preschoolers With Special Needs When schools closed, special education assessments couldn’t stop, so educators at one school district moved the classroom — complete with desks, toys and materials — outside. Read More >

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Living Well Wednesday: Medicaid Purchase Plan (MAPP) and ABLE Accounts

It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Join us for our October Living Well Wednesdays, EVERY Wednesday at 11am ALL ABOUT EMPLOYMENT! Join us on Wednesday, October 14th at 11 am for Living Well Wednesday on Zoom and Facebook Live. Learn about ABLE Accounts and the Medicaid Purchase Plan (MAPP) and how people with disabilities can … Continue reading

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Empower: Update on Coronavirus Relief Bill, Convention, and more!

Update on Coronavirus Relief Bill Disability rights advocates must continue mounting the pressure on Congress. Senators returned home to their districts until September 8 for summer recess without passing coronavirus relief legislation to address the dire needs of people with disabilities, their families, and the direct support … Continue reading

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Pandemic Hitting Families Of Those With Disabilities Harder — Disability Scoop

Pandemic Hitting Families Of Those With Disabilities Harder Family caregivers of people with disabilities are experiencing isolation, anxiety and other ill-effects from the coronavirus pandemic in far greater numbers than others, new research finds. Read More > Alvin Kutil

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Personal Blog — How different is Your Autism from Mine?

Introduction I recently watched a PBS Nova Show about Dogs. I love watching shows that get me to reflect on my personal condition… after all I’m very much a mental person. Emotions not so much. This show got me to … Continue reading

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Policy Advocacy, Disaster Preparedness & NAAM || Autism Society

The Autism Society is focused on providing resources surrounding Policy Advocacy, where our efforts, determination, and progress are exemplified at the local, state, and national levels. 2020 brings new and potential legislation surrounding community living, healthcare, housing, and employment, all … Continue reading

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30+ Little-Known Tricks to Read Strangers || Bright Side Need a little help reading body language? Watch this video from bright side and try to remember the signals as best as you can. It might be a little hard at first, but practice makes perfect. Maybe you know … Continue reading

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