Category Archives: Autism News

CARES ACT offers incentives to support charitable giving

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was  signed into law  March 27, 2020. In addition to providing fast and direct economic assistance for Americans regarding jobs and business, it offers  incentives to encourage individuals and corporations to … Continue reading

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Telebehavioral Health Now Available at Glenwood

Glenwood’s Outpatient and Family and Community Services (FACS) programs have been working hard to adapt our services to assist families and develop effective and safe platforms for continuing services during COVID-19. We are happy to announce we are now able … Continue reading

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Senior Team Announced at Glenwood

  Ken Oliver, the newly named president and chief executive officer of Glenwood, Inc., has announced the senior team that will manage the nonprofit organization. Glenwood touched the lives of more than 18,000 families last year through more than 20 … Continue reading

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Connections Newsletter Fall 2019

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Autism Rate Changes to 1 in 59

A new report was released from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The new figure represents a 15% increase from the previous … Continue reading

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Thank you to our wonderful Pecan volunteers!

Here at Glenwood, Pecans are a big deal. The Pecans for Autism initiative takes a lot of work and love for it to succeed and we are blessed each year to receive so much support! Yesterday, we were lucky enough … Continue reading

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Autism Odds Nearly 1 In 5 For Siblings, Study Finds

Children who have an older brother or sister with autism are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with the developmental disorder than previously thought, new research suggests. In a study of over 600 infants, all of whom had at least … Continue reading

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Social Networking for children with ASD

There is a new application, SQUAG, designed for children and tweens on the autism spectrum to be able to connect to others with ASD. It is a small family business made up of grandparents, parents, aunts, and uncles who have … Continue reading

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Teen With Autism Becomes Advocate

Taylor Morris was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and autism at the age of 2. Her family was told that she would not learn to talk or walk, but she proved them wrong.

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Language Acquisition through Motor Planning: LAMP

Thousands of children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) every year, and more than half are unable to verbally communicate their needs, desires, thoughts or dreams.

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