The Autism Society of Alabama will sponsor the Funky Fun Walk for Autism on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 9:00am – 12:00pm at the Jaycees Community Building, 2200 Jaycee Way, SW, Huntsville, Alabama 35801. Walk day registration will begin at 8:30am.
Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S., affecting 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys. Chances are very high that you know someone, are someone, or are related to someone that has autism in their life.
Did you know that Alabama has a higher rate of autism than most states? It takes a Village to raise autism awareness and we’ve got some great details about Huntsville and Madison County can be a more inclusive community.
Find out more about The Riley Center’s educational program via our Q&A with Susannah Torres, a Day School Behavior Consultant & Case Manager at The Riley Center. SAVE THE DATE This weekend The Riley Center will be sponsoring their first community Informational Seminar on Autism and ABA – it’s a great opportunity for parents who want […]
April is Autism Awareness Month in Huntsville and it is a great time for us to educate ourselves about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism is a developmental disorder that affects social interaction and communication. The behaviors that define Autism manifest themselves to varying degrees and affect individuals differently, which is why it is considered a “spectrum disorder”.
I didn’t plan on how it must hurt you to watch your little brother struggle with things that just came completely naturally to you. I didn’t plan on having to answer your question when you were five, “When is Matthew going to talk to me?”
I bought “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”. I slept a lot. I tried really hard not to throw up whenever nausea started knocking. I fretted over things that could happen to my baby. But the one thing I fretted over most was autism. It was the newest buzzword , the new primary concern.
Being the parent of an autistic child can be downright lonely at times. It can be hard to find support, and even harder to find good resources to help. Parents oftentimes find themselves without an advocate. That was one of the reasons Lindsay Chapman, director of Madison Behavior Therapy, recently opened a clinic on Hughes […]