Our bodies are incredible machines that are fueled by the foods we eat. Think of your body as a car and the food you eat as the gasoline. To be healthy and keep your body running smoothly, you’ll want to put the best fuel in the tank.

Making Traveling Fun, Easy and Safe

We all love to travel and experience new places. For individuals living with autism and their families, it is important to make preparations in advance to ensure a safe journey to your destination.

Safety Tips and Resources for Individuals with Autism and Other Disabilities

Staying safe is a priority for all of us. We all have some sort of safety plan in place. People with autism or with other developmental disabilities may have difficulties getting access to important safety information, as well as how to handle life situations where their lives could be endangered.

Promoting Inclusion Overview

Inclusion commonly refers to a movement focusing on enabling people with learning disabilities to do ordinary things.

Promoting Cultural Competence

Anyone working with families and persons with disabilities need to understand the cultural values, beliefs and accompanying behaviors.

Independent Living

Independent living actively promotes the social paradigm that people with disabilities are the best experts regarding their own needs, have crucial and valuable perspectives to contribute, and should have equal opportunity to decide on all life decisions.

Creating Inclusive Spaces

Inclusion is an approach and attitude that ensures every person, regardless of ability or background, can participate in all aspects of social life.

Autism and Developmental Disabilities Glossary

Review this glossary of terms associated with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.

What is Autism?

The definition of autism spectrum disorders is evolving and is seen differently depending on who is explaining autism spectrum disorders.

Self-Determination Principles

Self-determination means that all people have the right to control how they live their lives. We provide guidance tools.