Ohio State University’s Autistic Self-Advocacy Network Chapter

The Ohio State chapter of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (ASAN) was originally formed in late 2008 but the group is trying to get the organization off the ground and up and running. An article appeared in today’s edition of The Lattern – Autistic students self-represent. A big difference between ASAN and similar organizations is that it is a self-supporting organization where autistic members holding power. “We’re an alternative organization. We’re especially concerned with self-advocacy and issues of representation, and issues {Read More}

Autism Summer Day Camp in Maryland

The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks will be hosting an autism summer day camp for children aged 5-17 on the autism spectrum. The camp will be held in Leanordtown, Maryland. Children aged 5-10 can attend from July 6-10, 2009 and children aged 11-17 will have camp the week of July 13-17, 2009. Recreation & Parks Day Camp is a co-ed, one week day camp designed specifically for children and young adult’s between the ages 5 to 17 {Read More}