Schedule changes and unexpected school closings present special challenges for individuals on the autism spectrum. Tune in to hear ideas for easing anxiety, scheduling daily activities, and staying busy during
Tips On How To Survive The 4th Of July
Growing up 4th of July was not just the highlight of summer vacation but the entire year. There is just something special about colorful explosions painting the night sky accompanied by the big brass of John Phillips Sousa or the Patriotic taps of George Cohen that beats Santa and his army of elves any day.
Happy New Year Autism Community!
I hope the holidays were good to all of you and the families you serve. As difficult as the long months of winter can be at times, I have also found this time of year an ideal time to reflect on the progress and many accomplishments we’ve seen; thousands more first responders trained, hundreds of families throughout the state who have benefited from our Navigator program, BCBA licensure and Seclusion/Restraint legislation, which was passed after years of advocacy, and so much more. None of this would be possible without the support of our community, especially those who support our annual Michigan Shines for Autism Gala and Autism Hero Walk. Funds raised during these crucial events have allowed AAoM to touch over 30,000 lives in Michigan to date.
Download The Big Book About Me Now!
To know them is to love them. The more the staff knows about a child the better they can serve them, meet their needs. The Big Book was designed to
Building Bridges Event
Thanks to a generous donation from the Comer Foundation, we were able to spend the day with the staff and families of Building Bridges. Sgt. Scott Schuelke delivered an informative
AAoM Introduces MIAutism.com
The Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) is seeking reviews regarding the autism-friendliness of businesses for a new website called MiAutism. Parents, autism caregivers, and business owners can go to www.submit.miautism.com