Autism Awareness Month 2015


Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about dancing in the rain. (Vivian Greene)

Dancing In The Rain

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about dancing in the rain. (Vivian Greene)

Autism… see the potential! For information about autism spectrum disorder check out The Autism Center.

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about dancing in the rain. (Vivian Greene)
For people without disabilities, technology makes things easier. For people with disabilities, technology makes things possible. (Radabaugh, 1988)
You are beautifully unique and uniquely beautiful. (Stephanie L. Parker)
Don't Wait! Acting early on concerns is the best way to help a child.
I am beautiful, not broken. Different, not less. Challenged, not challenging. Overwhelmed, not spoiled. Autism is not a choice, however, acceptance is. (Center for Autism and Related Disorders)
Autism... I am not a category... I am me! (author unknown)
Autism... A different ability, rather than a disability.
40 percent of children with autism and 60 percent of children with Asperger Syndrome have experienced bullying. (Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center)
Make it visual! Write it, draw it or picture it out!
Think strengths and skills! Focus on what individuals with ASD are good at and build upon those strengths.
Behavior Is Communication!
Of all the life skills available to us, communication is perhaps the most empowering. (Brett Morrison)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. (Benjamin Franklin)
Follow-up studies of youth with disabilities show that youth who have a job when graduating from high school are 5 times more likely to be employed as adults!
Employers are beginning to recognize that individuals with autism represent a potential pool of detail-oriented employees that are an asset to corporate America.
It is estimated that during the next 10 years, more than 500,000 young people with ASD will turn 18. (Autism Speaks)