Henry Ford said it perfectly “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” For thirteen years, Advocates for Autism of MA have embraced this mission as we work together to improve the lives of those living on the autism spectrum. Our coalition was formed in 2004 when we recognized that as one unified group of Autism advocates, our voices would be heard much louder and clearer. On Monday, April 10th we gathered at the Massachusetts State House for our 10th Annual Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day.

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On April 17th, sixteen runners will lace up their sneakers and run the Boston Marathon as members of Dougie’s Team. I am honored to be represent this group as team coach.

I often say you they don’t give you a handbook when you become a parent, and there definitely isn’t one when you become the parent of child with special needs.

The start of a new year always gets us reflecting on the past, present, and future. As we look ahead to 2017, what can we do to make it a year of gratitude and growth?

 

As we enter into the holiday season, we find ourselves eager to give to those who mean so much to us while sometimes overwhelmed by the materialism that can overshadow the true meaning of this time

As Director of Community Partnerships & Family Supports and a mom with a teen on the spectrum, the holidays are an extra busy time for me, for all of us really.  I’m always in search of shortcu