Emergency Respite Grants Available

The Emergency Respite Care Grants program at the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) was established in October 2020 through a generous grant from Howard County, MD.  Grants are intended to be utilized by individuals with autism as well as families of children, teens and adults with autism during COVID-19 to provide short-term relief for primary…

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Autism Hiring Program – Employer Webinar 11/19!

Employers! Join the Howard County Autism Society on November 19th at 8:30am to learn how hiring individuals with autism can have a profoundly positive impact on your business. In this one-hour session, you will: Learn how to get started and what’s involved Get to know some of our talented candidates See how we ensure successful…

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Meet Patuxent Commons! Tonight (11/5) at 6:30pm

The Howard County Autism Society is excited to have the opportunity to formally introduce Patuxent Commons to our future neighbors in the Hickory Ridge section of Columbia, MD! Tonight (11/5) at 6:30pm CLICK FOR NEW MEETING LINK Tonight’s virtual community meeting is an important next step in the development and approval process for Patuxent Commons.…

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Exciting Images of the Patuxent Commons Community!

We’re delighted to share these exciting images of the Patuxent Commons community! HCAS has led the effort to develop Patuxent Commons as a partial solution to the housing crisis facing adults with autism and other disabilities in Howard County. Our members have provided crucial seed funding and the input needed to bring this initiative forward…

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Meet the BOE Candidates (Video Recordings)

Miss the Board of Education Candidate’s Forum on Special Education earlier this month? CLICK to watch recordings from the October 2020 Board of Ed. Forums sponsored by HCAS and SECAC. *Scroll down to “Recent Efforts” on this page to access any of the four recorded sessions for participating candidates.

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Meet the BOE Candidates!

Get to know the Howard County Board of Education Candidates. TWO NIGHTS! Night #1: Tuesday, OCTOBER 20 District 1 (Delmont-Small & Molyett @ 7pm) District 4 (Hotopp, Mallo & Palmer @ 8pm) Click to REGISTER for OCT 20 Night #2: Wednesday, OCTOBER 21 Districts 2 & 3 (Mosley & Watts @ 7pm) District 5 (Lu…

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