Hunter came into the world 13 weeks early, a tiny preemie with a big spirit. Now a teen, Hunter, who has autism, continues to astound his family.Read More
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Some people with autism have safety challenges throughout their lives. Some may leave safe spaces and encounter hazards or may have problematic encounters with law enforcement. These webinars, articles, and family stories describe recent research on related topics and describe some of the challenges faced by the community.
Leigh Merryday Porch, a mother of a son with autism, wants to help researchers find out why autism affects people so differently. That’s one of the reasons she joined SPARK.Read More
In this webinar, Leigh Ann Davis and Samantha Crane discuss individual strategies and system reforms that could increase the safety of individuals with autism when interacting with police and the criminal justice system. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More
Many children and adults with autism experience sensory issues including sensitivity to noise. Learn more about what we know about noise sensitivity in this article.Read More
In this webinar, Bridget Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA-D, cofounder and executive director of Alpine Learning Group, a school for students with autism, reviews skills and techniques that help to ensure the safety of individuals with autism. This webinar is 45 minutes long.Read More