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As A Mom I Fall On The Anxious Side Of The Worrying Spectrum

I’ve added a family emergency plan and disaster supply kit to my To Do List. Every family has unique circumstances that must be considered in emergency planning. In my family it means stockpiling medication and formula for my son’s medical needs. Having a child with ASD will also mean some additional and specific planning.


CARD Offers Free California Autism Insurance Seminars To Help Parents Gain Access to Funding

CARD is hosting a series of seminars, “California Insurance Funding for Autism Treatment,” to educate families and other caregivers about the California Autism Insurance Mandate (SB 946). As of July 1, the law requires most insurance providers to cover behavioral health treatment, including applied behavior analysis, for individuals on the autism spectrum. The free, two-hour seminars will be held from July 28 to August 25, 2012 at CARD centers in Fresno, the East Bay, Garden Grove, Sacramento, San Diego, and Tarzana.

Temple Grandin Speaking On Mark Zuckerberg

The world-renowned autism expert Temple Grandin sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos and discusses her life with autism. As well Grandin talks about the latest biopic about her life, and discusses her thoughts on Facebook Creator Mark Zuckerberg and his link to ASD’s.

New Therapy Packages Offered In New York

The trusted and dedicated staff from the CARD branch offices of Rochester and Larchmont are now offering packages of exclusive products and services designed for effective treatment, training and evaluation. This six-month contract will provide the following services at a value of $1,000 per month:

CARD Coming to Reno, NV

Please click to enlarge: We are coming to Reno, Nevada in the beginning of 2011. Make sure to reserve your spot! Don’t live in Reno, Nevada? Well then check out some of other locations. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get direct 1:1 therapy, parent training/skills, specialized outpatient services, and much, much more!

Social Skills for Kids

Please click to enlarge: Check out our Social Skills for Kids therapy, specifically designed for children 6-12 that have autism or a related disorder.

CARD Participates in the Marine Toys for Tots Campaign

By Marlena Smith This holiday season, the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) has teamed up with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to collect toys for less fortunate children in the community. From now through December 17th, all CARD office locations will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in their original packaging for boys and girls of all ages. CARD also welcomes the public to participate. All those who are interested may bring new, unwrapped toys in their original packaging to any CARD location on Thursday December 2nd and Friday December 10th. On these dates, our offices will…