All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘awareness’

Autism After 21 Day

Montgomery County Proclaims April 21st as “Autism After 21 Day”

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To boost awareness of the various needs of adults with autism, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Councilmember Craig Rice, and […]

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Self-advocacy

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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Field Trips at Madison Fields: Inclusive, Educational, and Fun

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Last Friday, October 7th, 120 kindergarteners from College Gardens Elementary made a trip to Madison Fields in Dickerson, MD, along […]

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When Mom’s Plans Aren’t Enough: Pam Finds “Home” in a Caring Community

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Pam’s mother promised that Pam would be able to stay in her family home and continue her existing lifestyle even […]

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The Art of Inclusion: A Participatory Project

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Madison House Autism Foundation and The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) are teaming up to help bring awareness to the […]

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MHAF Media Highlights: “Autistic and Aging Out”

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A film by Laura Betesh Filmmaker, HuffPostLive production assistant, and  Columbia University journalism student, Lauren Betesh, captures the realities faced by two […]

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Scared Prepared

MHAF Resources: Disability Connection’s “10 Things You Need to Know about Emergency Preparedness”

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1. September is Emergency Preparedness Month. Disasters can strike quickly and without warning making every second count during an emergency. […]

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