HCAS Receives Community Grant!

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Howard County for a community grant of $7,500 to help support our operations. Local giving means better living for all of us. This grant will allow us to provide resources, support and programming for over 5,000 Autistic individuals, their families and our local community members!

Summer Pool Party 8/12!

It’s back! The HCAS Summer Pool Party on Friday, August 12 from 5-8p, at Locust Park Pool, 8995 Lambskin Lane in Columbia, MD. Free to attend but space is limited. Registration is required by August 11th to attend at https://app.donorview.com/15YDj We welcome individuals with Autism and their families of all ages and abilities to join…

#EveryStepCounts Walk & 5K Run!

Registration is now open for the 2022 Every Step Counts Autism Walk and 5K Run on October 1st at Centennial Park in Ellicott City!  CLICK HERE walk, run, sponsor, donate or volunteer with us that day.  Join us in person or virtually.  Proceeds benefit the Howard County Autism Society and the Autism Society Baltimore-Chesapeake with…

Biking for Jobs!

The Howard County Autism Society will be Biking to the Beach on July 29th from Baltimore to Dewey Beach with a team of 10 riders to support its Autism Hiring Program. This initiative is advancing workplace neurodiversity and acceptance, connecting businesses to an untapped workforce of skilled Autistic adults and targeting jobseekers not supported by…

HCAS Welcomes New Family Navigator!

The Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) welcomes Lydia Romero-Johnson as its new Family Navigator! Lydia has been connected to HCAS since the diagnosis of her oldest son in 2011. She has 15 plus years of experience in the healthcare field, 10 of them in mental health as a Registered Nurse. Lydia is a 2014 graduate…