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Autism, ADHD, and Sleep

November 9, 2017

BestMattressreviews: Sleep problems are common among children and adults with autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While those with autism spectrum disorder or ADHD may be more commonly affected by sleep disorders and other sleep challenges, a lack of sleep can exacerbate symptoms of autism or ADHD. However, with healthy sleep habits and treatment, sleep problems […]

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Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board update regarding licensure for BCBAs in Alabama

November 2, 2017

In case you were unable to attend the ALABA Convention, the presentation for “AL Behavior Analyst Licensing Board Updates and Information”, it can be accessed by clicking the link below. AL Licensing Board Update_ALABA

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CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program launches Milestone Tracker mobile app!

October 26, 2017

CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program is pleased to announce the launch of its newest resource– the Milestone Tracker mobile app! This new app makes it easy for parents and other care providers to track, support and celebrate young children’s developmental milestones, as well as share this important information. Although it is packed with […]

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Learning Tree of Jacksonville: 2 Job Openings

October 19, 2017

Position: Coordinator of Residential Services Job Type: Full-time Job Description: The Coordinator of Instructional Supports is responsible for the oversight & supervision of all behavioral staff. Working under the Regional Director the Coordinator of Instructional Supports job duties include but are not limited to: -Supervision of all behavioral programming -Attendance at all instructional supports review […]

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Book Review: Autistic Now…at Twenty Years Old? By Janet Harris

October 19, 2017

Book Review: Autistic Now…at Twenty Years Old? By Janet Harris, a parent of a daughter with autism. I wrote, “Autistic Now…at Twenty Years Old?,” because as a mother, I just couldn’t believe or readily receive the knowledge that I’d been with my child all of her life, twenty years, and missed the diagnosis. I knew […]

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Social Narrative- Family Dinner Night at IHOP

October 13, 2017

CLICK HERE-  IHOP Family Night Dinner -Social Narrative   The Autism Society of Alabama understands that going out to a restaurant can be tough for families that have a loved one with autism. We hope this social narrative will help make that a little less stressful. Join us for our 1st Autism Friendly Family Dinner Night […]

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Sproutflix

September 14, 2017

Sproutflix hosts the largest and most diverse assortment of films featuring people with I/DD on the marketplace. Our ever growing collection is made up of feature length documentaries and narratives as well as short films, animations and music videos. Films on Sproutflix are geared toward showcasing varied and cultured points of views. All films on […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Resources for Autism

September 9, 2017

Living along the beautiful Gulf Coast also means living with the seasonal threat of hurricanes. Unfortunately, for individuals living with autism and their families, these weather events can result in increased levels of anxiety. Preparation is key! The Autism Society of Alabama has compiled some important, tangible resources for families to assist in preparation in […]

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How Do My Fundraising Dollars Support ASA’s Mission?

June 20, 2017

The Autism Society of Alabama is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve services for children and adults with autism and their families through education and advocacy. But what does that mean? How do we use the funds YOU donate through our Walk for Autism events, annual Gala and Car tag revenue to support […]

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Highlighting Autism Friendly Businesses Start with the best

June 1, 2017

Regions Bank continues to be recognized for leading the state in its Autism Friendly endeavor created by the Autism Society of Alabama. Our goal for this partnership is to the way for additional businesses to see the potential and growth attained by implementing small changes to accommodate individuals with ASD and other sensory disorders. Click […]

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