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Autism Society Greater New Orleans brand launch blog.

For far too long, individuals living on the Autism spectrum have been categorized, labeled and placed into diagnostic boxes. But life experiences are far more complex, and the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans embraces the infinite ways in which people live their lives. In service of those unique experiences, the Autism Society of Greater New Orleans has undergone a major rebranding effort. The Autism Society Of Greater New Orleans is proud and excited to advance our mission to create…

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Hurricane Ida disaster resources.

FEMA individual disaster Assistance already available for Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafource, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebone, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana Survivors Can register for federal disaster assistance by either -Call: 1-800-621-3362; TTY: 800-242-7585 -Through FEMA Mobile App –www.disasterassistance.gov Call center registration hours are 7 days a week from…

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July 2021 Toolkit: Strengthen Family Bonds

  Our July Toolkit focuses on focuses on strengthening family bonds, inclusive summer activities, and back-to-school prep; additionally, we’ll continue emphasizing COVID-19 vaccination information and general COVID-19 support. Our policy resources review schools reopening and rights for students with 504s and IEPs, the Keeping All Students Safe Act, long-term care serving individuals with intellectual disabilities, and the State Advocacy Toolkit to advocate for COVID-19 funding for targeted programs. Strengthening Family Bonds The Warner Family Story Autism & The Family Dynamics Facebook…

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May 2021 Toolkit- Mental Health Awareness Month

This May, our focus will be on Mental Health Awareness Month, providing support resources, statistics, and information for inclusive summer activities; additionally, we’ll continue emphasizing COVID-19 education and general COVID-19 support. Our policy resources review President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, provide details about the virtual Disability Policy Seminar held this past April, and information about the Competitive Integrated Employment Act. Mental Health Awareness Month Science Daily: Mental health conditions alarmingly high among children with autism, study finds Amaze: Autism and mental health Spectrum News: Analysis…

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Autism Society of Greater New Orleans continues to #CelebrateDifferences and Advocates for April to be Federally Designated Autism Acceptance Month

  HEADLINE: Autism Society of Greater New Orleans continues to #CelebrateDifferences and Advocates for April to be Federally Designated Autism Acceptance Month SUB-HEADER: Autism Society of Greater New Orleans builds an inclusive society for the autism community to live fully through connection and acceptance. March 18, Metairie, LA – This April, The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans celebrates differences as it works to build an inclusive society where individuals with autism live fully through connection and acceptance. The Autism…

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ASGNO Launches New Programs in Response to COVID-19

The Autism Society of Greater New Orleans is dedicated to improving the lives of all affected by autism. To further this mission during the global crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, ASGNO is offering a variety of virtual programs and resources aimed to decrease feelings of isolation, boredom, and stress for the families in our area. We are working diligently to expand what we are able to offer during this time, so check back frequently! Click here to see…

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Adaptive Swim Lesson Guide for GNO Area!

Having the skills and ability to swim is both fun AND important for safety!  Many conventional swim lesson programs are not appropriate for individuals on the Autism Spectrum.  ASGNO has compiled a list of all of the adaptive swim lesson programs suitable for individuals on the Autism Spectrum in the GNO area.  CLICK HERE to see the list!  If you have any questions,comments,concerns, or a program to add to this list please email us at info@asgno.org!  

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