Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2017’

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How Campus Models Help Seniors with Intellectual Disabilities Stay Connected

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Bill, a charming 56-year-old Southern gentleman sits proudly under the lifetime’s worth of taekwondo medals and the sashes from being […]

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Designing Living Spaces for Autism on a Budget

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As someone who is deaf, I have personally experienced the impact of architectural and design strategies utilized in the creation […]

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Winter Sports for People of All Abilities: Adaptive Skiing Centers in the USA

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Did you know that most winter sports, including skiing, can be adapted for individuals with disabilities? Individuals who live in […]

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You Can Speak Up for Special Needs Housing Just Like This Father

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My name is Alex Gargarita. I’m not a professional lobbyist or policy wonk – just an autism parent and advocate […]

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JaLynn Prince, MHAF President, Talks Autism in Adulthood on Montgomery Week in Review

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Madison House’s President and Cofounder, JaLynn Prince, appeared on the television program “Montgomery Week in Review” to discuss issues impacting […]

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5 Trendy and Affordable Fashion Options for Adults with Autism

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Are you an adult with autism who struggles with laces or buttons? Does your son or daughter find tags annoying? Are you […]

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MHAF Featured Artist | Christian Early’s Perfect World of Wonder and Whimsy

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Note: Some of the quotes used in this article were paraphrased by Christian’s mother, Mayra. Christian Early, 33, began painting […]

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You Aut to Know: Meaningful, Paid Employment is Possible for Adults with Autism

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When it comes to jobs and adults with autism, we already know the facts: their employment rate is low, their […]

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Autism Gurus | Stephen Shore, Ed.D. Talks Self-Advocacy, Ability, and Inclusion

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Nonverbal until age four, Dr. Stephen Shore was diagnosed with “atypical development” and “strong autistic tendencies.” Labeled “too sick” for […]

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