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.
April is Autism Awareness, Autism Action, Autism Acceptance Month. As a professional who works with individuals on the autism spectrum, it is a month in which I am able to shine the spotlight on some of my favorite humans and tell the community why they are so special.
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?”
Just in time for the beginning of Spring Break, Carmike Cinemas, Valley Bend 18 will be offering Sensory Friendly Films for any family with children who find it difficult to sit quietly in the dark through an entire film.
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 […]