Family Services

Young Adult with Autism Develops Unique Bond with Starbucks Employee

(August 25, 2014) - Aaron Seldomridge is a 21-year-old with autism whose parents are focused on integrating him into his local community as much as possible. 

During Aaron's first trip to his local Starbucks in March, his mo... More...

Girl with Autism and Wild Horse Form Strong Bond

(August 20, 2014) - Like many others with autism, Lindsay Thompson faced challenges emotionally, mentally and physically. Lindsay, who has Asperger Syndrome, had a very difficult time with trust and affection. 

At... More...

Preventing and Responding to Incidents of Abuse

(August 19, 2014) -- Tragic stories involving the abuse of individuals with autism continue to appear on the news across the country, a few of which occurred in recent weeks.

Florida - The case of Aaron Hil... More...

Ohio State University Opens New Transition Program

(August 12, 2014) - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is opening the Center for Autism Services and Transition (CAST), a new program to help young adults with autism gain independence on their transition to adulthood... More...

Should Students Disclose their Autism Diagnosis in College?

(August 11, 2014) – The Age, an independent newspaper from Australia, came out with an article yesterday on a debated topic in the autism community about whether a student with autism in a postsecondary program shou... More...

New Effort at Oakland University to Help Adults with Autism Find Employment

(August 11, 2014) - Detroit's Oakland University has announced a new ef... More...

NYC Mayor De Blasio Signs Avonte's Law

(August 7, 2014) - New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio today signed "Avonte's Law," which requires the city's Department of Education and police to evaluate which school doors should be alarmed to help prevent wandering incidents ... More...

Mom's Thank You Letter to JetBlue for Accommodating Son with Autism

(August 6, 2014) - One mom was so thrilled with her experience flying with her 11-year-old son on a JetBlue flight that she decided to write a heartfelt thank you note. 

... More...
Syndicate content