Established in 20 years ago, our annual conference is Virginia’s first and oldest statewide conference for the latest information on autism and evidence-based interventions. This year’s theme is Community: Stronger Together and will have options to attend in-person or virtual.
When it comes to getting diagnosed, make sure you’re finding the person that is as in depth as you want them to be. Learn how to help yourself and find what works for you.
We all want our young adults to be “successfully independent” as they launch into adulthood. CA is serious about helping the adults we serve to achieve their goals while doing so.
These 3 e books concerning-older autistic adults, autistic women & how neurotypicals can better Interact with them were published in years 2020 & 2021. As an older adult female with high functioning autism, I read the following: Autism is a “neurological and developmental disorder.  I bought these 3 titles in eBook format for the following…
We’re thrilled to have Noha Minshawi-Patterson, Ph.D., HSPP leading this new, progressive approach to teaching clinical professionals to diagnose autism using the second edition of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2). We recognize that confidence and expertise come from practice and experience, so in addition to a three-day virtual workshop, this program includes a follow-up booster coaching session. Virtual sessions will be held on Zoom.
Transition Series is our annual 2-day*, interactive experience designed to educate and empower families and individuals with disabilities as they transition from school-provided services to community-based services for adults.
Join Autism Speaks Advocacy experts for a roundtable discussion on policy updates at the state and federal government level
“You don’t look autistic.” I never figured out how I’m supposed to appear to someone that says that. It is like telling someone they are passing for something they are not or would rather not be.
I’ve changed a lot since I was first started as a resident at CA Adult Programs. Here is a short story about my residential experience at CA.
About 6 years, ago, I finally decided to get tested for a possible learning disability by a psychologist. I knew something was holding me back from successful interviews for higher paying jobs and a quality social life. I also had past social interaction challenges.