In the United States one in 68 children are affected by autism. Of these children, the majority diagnosed on the autism spectrum are male: according to the CDC approximately 4 boys for every girl.
Sleep problems occur in 50-80% of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)1 and can exacerbate symptoms of autism present in social interactions, affective problems, repetitive behaviors, and inattention/ hyperactivity.2
Duke Social Sciences Building
Join Duke University's NAMI Chapter and the Neuroscience Majors Union for a discussion about the intersection between mental health and autism spectrum disorders.
A Duke University study, published in February in the Journal of Pediatrics shows that, compared with the traditional paper-based assessment, a digital version of a screening tool is more effective at prompting pediatricians to refer children for
Partners in Learning
2386 Robin Road
Salisbury, NC 28144
The Autism Society of NC is hosting a presentation that will help parents get a glimpse at how certain characteristics of autism affect an individual’s behavior.
250 Bill Ash Road
Moncure North Carolina
The Autism Society will be hosting Mini Camp events at Camp Royall. Mini Camp is a wonderful opportunity for campers of all ages to spend a weekend at camp.
St Philips Episcopal Church
403 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
A support group for parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, all those with a "heart connection" to a child or adolescent living with a potential mental health condition.
Meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
This workshop covers the most basic questions asked about the IEP process (Individualized Education Program). It was designed for a short time frame but provides very helpful information for parents.
Working together as a team helps to keep the focus on the needs of the child. This workshop offers the perspectives of both parents and professionals to appreciate what each brings to the relationship.
This webinar offers parents and professionals a more in-depth look at the four core deficits (described in detail in Autism 101 and After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going! workshops) of Autism Spectrum Disorder.