autism/US/NC

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Overview

This page is about the care and treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities in North Carolina.

As a social service issue, autism is handled as part of the mental health system, so much of the information on that page will be relevant for obtaining services.

Links

Assisted Living

Discussion / Personal Experiences

Education

Organizations

  • Autism Society of NC (links)
  • Family Support Network of NC: "to promote and provide support for families with children who have special needs"
  • NAMI NC: National Alliance on Mental Health, NC Chapter
  • Parker Autism Foundation: "a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to serving North Carolina children with autism spectrum disorders and their families" based in Charlotte.
  • The Mariposa School in Cary: "A school of excellence for children with autism to maximize development of their communication, social and academic skills."
  • TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped CHildren)

Services