This month our focus will be on Developmental Disabilities Month, and highlights women and autism for National Women’s History Month; additionally, we’ll continue emphasizing COVID-19 Vaccine education and general COVID-19 support. Our policy resources review upcoming Disability Policy Seminar details and information about our COVID-19 action alert – additional information will be shared accordingly.
Autism and Gender & National Women’s History Month
- Differences in Diagnosing Autism in Girls and Boys
- Largest study to date confirms overlap between autism and gender diversity
- Autistic girls may experience more emotional challenges than autistic boys do
- This Is How March Became Women’s History Month
- Understanding Autism in Women
- Are Girls With Autism Hiding in Plain Sight?
- What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew
Developmental Disability Month
- Free Materials on Developmental Disabilities
- March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
- How To Do Something Good In The Disability Community If You’re Not Disabled
- How can I help my child, who has a developmental disability, cope during COVID-19?
- COVID-19 Vaccination
- Biden Pandemic Strategy Puts Focus On People With Disabilities
- COVID-19 Toolkit
- The Disability Policy Seminar offers the opportunity for passionate advocates, self-advocates, experts, and professionals in the field to come together and learn about key issues that affect them most.
- Virtual event 4/19-4/22
- Take action through our COVID relief bill action alert to tell Congress that we need dedicated funding for Medicaid home and community-based services. These funds are necessary to serve people with disabilities in their homes and communities.