From December, 2013

What Is Most Important To You

In this segment of “Empowering Autism Parents”, autism mom Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson elaborates on a technique she uses to forget about the holiday to-do list and remember all the blessings in her life.

50% OFF Helpful Holiday Break Videos!

We’re just a few days from the holiday break! As the kids finish up those holiday art projects and assemblies at school, now is your chance to prepare for all the unstructured time heading your way.

Changing The Autism Perception

The unfortunate reality with autism is that most peopleknow very little about itwhichleads to those on the autism spectrum feeling unfairly judged and misunderstood.



At CARD, we believe in adding value through measurable results. Nothing motivates us more than seeing positive outcomes in the families and individuals whom we treat. Our mission is to provide our clients with the treatment that they need, expand their opportunities to achieve, and help them lead happy, independent lives.

The A-Word

The A-Word, Autism

The A-word chronicles a family’s experience with autism and progress motivated by therapy from the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). Follow Mike, Cheryl, and little Jack Riley, and experience the true meaning of autism, the A-Word.

Assessment Center

Does My Child Have Autism?

Parent to parent: How do you know if your child has autism? What are the first steps to take? You need to start with a proper assessment & get a diagnosis.

Smarty Art – December Monogram Crayon Art

It’s the season of giving and sometimes it’s hard to find that perfect gift for your child’s teacher. To help, this month we’ve thought of the perfect craft project for that great teacher in your child’s life! The best part is that the craft simple enough that every child can make it and the craft is sharp enough that it will look great in any teacher’s classroom.


Web Show Plays “Santa” This Holiday Season to Families Affected By Autism

Autism Live announces the start of its “Holiday Giveaway Extravaganza” contest where families with children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can win gift certificates, toys, and free subscriptions to online autism-related programs. Now through Dec. 20, parents can enter for a chance to win by tuning into Autism Live and emailing the secret code revealed during the 2-hour, daily web show.

Autism Live Sitting Down With Temple Grandin

Watch this one-of-a-kind video series where Autism Live host Shannon Penrod sits down with the world-renown Temple Grandin for a candid one on one interview about autism. In this first video, Temple addresses the necessity of early intervention with ABA Therapy for children on the spectrum.