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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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Surge Adventure Park Fundraiser and Sensory Sensitive Jump Times

On April 23rd from 4 pm-8 pm Surge Adventure Park in Metairie will donate $3 of every ticket sold that mentions ASGNO!  Go out and jump to celebrate Autism acceptance Month! They will also be hosting Sensory Sensitive Jump Times beginning April 18th on the First and Third Sundays of each month from 10 am-12 pm. They are located at 6930 Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie

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Dinner for a Cause!

Tuesday, April 20, the Reginelli’s in the Greater New Orleans area (and Haagen-Dazs on the Westbank!) are joining forces for a delicious fundraiser for ASGNO! Just mention us when you order and they will share 10% of your purchase with us. Have a no-cook night AND support our mission and programs at the same time!

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Kendra Scott GivesBack to ASGNO!

Kendra Scott in Lakeside mall will be doing a Giveback event for our organization! 20% of proceeds will be donated to us from sales mentioning ASGNO made in-store on April 17th from 1-3pm and online from April 17th-18th using the code GIVEBACK-1ASP.

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JamNOLA supports ASGNO!

JAMNOLA will be donating a portion of all regular priced ticket sales made during April through THIS LINK to our organization! We also partnered with them to develop a Soft Sensory Experience on April 17th from 9-10 AM which will include accommodations such as: Lower music volume throughout the exhibit Even lighting / no strobe lights Storytellers will prepare you for the next room prior to entering Plus more details to make the tours a softened sensory experience!  Buy Tickets…

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Bad Wolf Nerd Lair’s Fundraiser

Our Friends over at the Bad Wolf Nerd Lair will be donating 10% of all regular priced-board game purchases during the month of April to us!  Go on out and check out their shop and their food at 1454 Woodland Highway in Belle Chasse! Visit their Website

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Quinn’s Apothecary Fundraiser

Quinn’s Apothecary will be donating a portion of the proceeds to us from all sales of their Special Edition Autism Acceptance Month Candle during the month of April! Check out their store!

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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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March 2021 Toolkit-Developmental Disabilities Month, Women and Autism

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…

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December 2020-Holiday Support

As we endure the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, this December our main focus will be to continue providing urgent COVID-19 resources, as well as holiday support. We have also included relevant policy information for the upcoming legislative goals and transition. This holiday season will be different due to social distancing guidelines, which may leave some feeling lonely or anxious. These resources are to help you find ways to celebrate safely while still connecting with loved ones. HOLIDAY RESOURCES…

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