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December 10, 2018

Handing Autism Challenges During the Holidays

Handing Autism Challenges During the Holidays By Rachel Barcellona, SafeMinds Board Member, International Autism Community Advocate The holidays are a lovely time for families everywhere, from holiday songs, family dinners, and opening presents galore. There are so many things to look forward to, no matter what holiday you celebrate. However, there are so many challenges […]

November 28, 2018

Autism Survey Reveals Shortcomings in Federal Response to Autism Crisis

Related Links Overview Executive Summary: 2018 IACC Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey (pdf) Join Us Contact: Lisa Wiederlight (202) 780-9821 Congressional Hearings Needed Before Reauthorization of Autism CARES Act Baltimore, MD., November 28, 2018 – The Federal advisory committee charged with coordinating all U.S. Government efforts on autism is failing to meet the needs of individuals and […]

November 25, 2018

Executive Summary: Reform Autism Cares

Related Links Overview Executive Summary: 2018 IACC Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey (pdf) Press Release Join Us About Autism in the United States Autism, commonly referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disability that can cause a range of mild to severe social, communication, and behavioral challenges. Approximately 3.5 million people in the U.S. […]

October 15, 2018

Rachel Barcellona Writes, “Why I Love Fashion Rocks Autism”

I’ve been attending Fashion Rocks Autism for a long time now, and it’s safe to say that I love it so much! I can easily tell you that I love coming together with so many people to showcase what I’m capable of, as many people with autism are. That’s exactly what this show is about. […]

September 17, 2018

Less Than Two Weeks Until Fashion Rocks Autism Fun!! Get Your Tickets Online Today!

Get set to have a rocking good time while supporting SafeMinds, a Baltimore-based, national autism nonprofit! Fashion Rocks Autism is not to be missed! Enjoy the hour-long, pre-show reception with unlimited food and open bar, exciting silent and live auctions, a first-class fashion show, an energetic rock concert, and great trunk show. SafeMinds is pleased to offer […]

August 29, 2018

Fashion Rocks Autism: Much More than Glitter, Guitars, and Glam. But A Lot of That, Too!

Summer is almost over, and it’s ok if the sun is going down at the beach, because the lights are coming up on the Fashion Rocks Autism stage! In less than one month, fashion, rock n’ roll, and charity collide for the annual Fashion Rocks Autism fundraiser. The event will take place on Friday, September 28th from […]

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