Support in Western North Carolina is growing for those with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder as nonprofits, mental health organizations and neighborhood businesses strive to provide sensory-friendly environments. “Children can have sensory processing disorder or sensory integration issues all by themselves and not have autistic behaviors, but it does flip. If a child has […]
“Too much of what we now call ‘science’ is bought and paid for by corporations with frankly appalling conflicts of interest.”
“It is way more than a coincidence that the rate of many neurological disorders in our children has increased dramatically since 1989, including autism, tics, sleep disorders, ADHD/ADD, speech and language issues, and other “unspecified developmental delays.” The numbers are staggering!”
Disability is Diversity Week at UNC Asheville last month focused on disability as a form of diversity to be accepted and celebrated. Keynote speaker Matt Glowacki addressed the social justice issue of breaking down barriers between the able-bodied and the disabled.
Full Spectrum Farms needs your help picking veggies on their 34-acre property designed to support adults with autism.
Supporting a family member with autism is a full-time, often life-long challenge.