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AAoM’s Neighborhood Directory is home to over 700 resources based in Michigan. From ABA Therapists, summer camps, doctors to Autism Friendly Businesses you can find that and more in the Neighborhood Directory. The Neighborhood directory is also home to our Community Calendar.

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MiNavigator is the only program in the state offering support regardless of insurance, geography or need. Free resources for Michigan are available and targeted to meet a families’ unique needs. Assistance navigating the autism journey is offered through face to face, phone, email, and web-based resources.

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Autism Alliance of Michigan’s Physicians Portal Includes: Online Referral Form, as well as M-Chat, CSBS DP Infant-Toddler Checklist, The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST) measuring tools and Pharmacologic and Evidence-Based Treatment Guides for download.

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Find a variety of fun and educational events offered for families within our autism community, designed for people with autism, their families and providers. Supporters will know that any funds raised stay in Michigan and are used to help families right here in our own state.

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Important Legislation Regarding Restraint and Seclusion is Heading to a Vote

The Restraint and Seclusion Legislation has passed Committee in the State House and will now be voted on in the Michigan House of Representatives. Afterwards, the legislation will need to go through the same voting process in the Senate. Your voice can be heard loud and clear by contacting your State Representatives and State Senators. To find out who your Reps are, use this handy tool and consider giving them a call or writing to ask for their vote in support of HBs 5409-5418 and SBs 835-838.

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AAoM & DWMHA Hold Two Free Trainings

Once again AAoM is happy to partner with DWMHA to offer training for community families and providers, working together to help keep individuals with autism safe, and prevent crises. Please join us!

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Temple Quotes to Move You

Over 700 Michiganders enjoyed a fired up lecture from Temple Grandin today in Lansing at the New Horizon’s Autism and Asperger Syndrome Conference. Temple Grandin is a world-renowned woman on the spectrum who is a professor, engineer, author, and sometimes controversial speaker. If you haven’t had the opportunity to hear her speak, read her books, or see her biography, here are some of her ‘gems’ from today:

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Sensory Friendly Holiday events

Holidays can be stressful and overwhelming for Special Needs families, individuals with different sensory processing abilities can become easily overstimulated given larger crowds, lights, music, and the temptation of toys. Retail and organizations across our state are becoming increasingly aware of the struggles facing families, as a result more Sensory Friendly activities and events are available.

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Who’s In Your Corner?

Autism is a fight. It’s a lifetime of twelve rounds on repeat. With each set of rounds, a different opponent emerges. You’re gonna get knocked down, you’re gonna get bruised, and you’re gonna want to throw in the towel. Battling alone, failure is almost certain. This is why it’s essential to have a strong team in your corner.

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Elisabeth Berry, Young Professionals Board Chair, to be Recognized as Distinguished Volunteer


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5 Tips for a Successful Autism-Friendly Halloween

5 Tips for a Successful Autism-Friendly Halloween 31 October, 2016 Autism Halloween Resources For some, Halloween is a time for costumes, candy and parties. For a family affected by autism, it might be a bit more complicated. Our resident autism dad put together a few...
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The Michigan ABLE Act

The Michigan ABLE Act 24 October, 2016 AutismMiAbleSaving Accounts Mark your Calendar! Saving is now an option for people and families with disabilities! The Michigan ABLE Act (MiAble) program will open for enrollment on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at...
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Michigan Department of Education Survey will Collect Input for Meeting Federal Grant Obligations

Michigan Department of Education Survey will Collect Input for Meeting Federal Grant Obligations 20 October, 2016 Autism Education Survey A word from the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education:  The Michigan Department of Education, Office...
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Autism Alliance of Michigan CEO Reappointed to Michigan Autism Council

Autism Alliance of Michigan CEO Reappointed to Michigan Autism Council 13 October, 2016 Autism Michigan Autism Council Colleen Allen Autism Alliance of Michigan’s CEO, Dr. Colleen Allen, has been reappointed to the Michigan Autism Council. The governor created this...
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