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Simple accommodations can eliminate barriers to health care

Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) was founded with the vision that people with autism will lead lives that meet their greatest potential. AAoM leads efforts to raise expectations and expand

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Alberta: People with severe autism deserve support and inclusion

Contributed by Sweta Alberta for The Detroit News on April 28, 2024 “Did you grab the diaper bag?” my husband asked, as we pulled out of the driveway. “Yes,” I

Autism Alliance of Michigan gala will help build “A Brighter Tomorrow”

Autism Alliance of Michigan was founded with the vision that people with autism will lead lives that meet their greatest potential. We lead efforts to raise expectations and expand opportunities

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AAoM’s “Navigating Autism Today” Provides Wide Range of Educational and Networking Opportunities

Contributed by Joseph Goral of Second Wave Media Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) was founded with the vision that people with autism will lead lives that meet their greatest potential.

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Upbound Staffing Creates Inclusive Connections for Employers and Job Seekers

Autism Alliance of Michigan was founded with the vision that people with autism will lead lives that meet their greatest potential. “Upbound Staffing is a staffing solutions company specializing in

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Why Preschoolers Living With Autism Benefit from Early Education

Contributed to Second Wave Media by Estelle Slootmaker | Tuesday, January 23, 2024 One of every 36 children in the U.S. has been diagnosed with Autism— about four of every 100 boys

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Allen, Boyd: Invest in direct care workers

Contributed by Colleen Allen and Sherri Boyd, The Detroit News Each year, organizations like ours fight to advocate for the most vulnerable among our state residents: people with intellectual and

Get vaccinated for the holidays!

Vaccination is important for everyone. Getting screened early for autism can help parents and caregivers prepare for any special accommodations that may be needed. AAoM hosts immunization and health screening

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Autism Alliance of Michigan celebrates grand opening of new Grand Rapids location

Originally contributed by Estelle Slootmaker of Second Wave Media On Thursday Nov. 16, the Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) celebrated its new Grand Rapids-area office with a grand opening ribbon cutting and

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‘We have a scholarship program.’ Autism alliance works to make GPS trackers available

Contributed by Sarah Atwood of the Lansing State Journal LANSING — Parents of children with autism and those advocating for them say GPS tracking devices could help alleviate a big

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Volunteer Spotlight: Everyday Superheroes Autism Alliance of Michigan

More children than ever are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, largely attributed to progress in early detection and greater understanding and awareness; and the question of where families should

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Corner Health sensory room makes accessing healthcare easier for people living with autism

“Access to sensory rooms in a doctor’s office will ensure that every autistic child is receiving the care they need in a space that is comfortable and minimizes stress.” —