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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 17, 2018

Written Comment to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

Related Links Overview Executive Summary: 2018 IACC Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey (pdf) Written Comment to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Join Us SafeMinds is pleased to provide this written testimony to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee for its October 2018 meeting. We remain concerned about the Federal government’s lack of urgency related to autism disability. Urgency […]

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 […]

August 27, 2018

SafeMinds Board Vice President Dr. Michael Cummings, M.D., Spearheads Successful Mental Health Services Program for Families Facing Autism

  Research shows that up to 56 percent of people with autism aggress against their caregivers, and that autism mothers have been shown to have the same level of stress as combat soldiers. There are few resources and support services available to meet the behavioral and mental health needs of the growing population of people with autism, […]

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