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…

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Navigating Middle School

A presentation by Howard County Public School System 2022 What parents of students with disabilities want to know about the coming IN and going OUT of middle school. By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: Understand middle school expectations Know middle school academics and social opportunities Access resources available View presentation…

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Support Inclusive Housing in Howard County!

Help us support Inclusive Housing in Howard County this Monday, March 21 as the Howard County Council holds a hearing on CR29, legislation that will advance our Patuxent Commons housing initiative to reach a critical milestone! Will you join us and show your support for inclusive, affordable housing?   Click to learn more how you…

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Autism in the Park April 2!

Save the date for Autism in the Park on April 2nd from 12:30-2:30pm to celebrate Autism Acceptance Day with an afternoon at the Laura’s Place Playground, in the North area of Blandair Regional Park in Columbia, MD. The afternoon will include opportunities to visit with first responders, elected representatives, learn about the Autism community, enjoy…

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2022 Howard County Transition Symposium!

Join us for the 2022 Howard County Transition Symposium, a four-part webinar series presented monthly from February to May 2022.  It is designed for transitioning youth ages 14-21 with IEP/504 plans, their families and professionals. Free to attend but registration required.  REGISTER HERE SESSION 1 Thursday, February 17, 2022 – 7:00-8:30pm Charting the LifeCourse Speaker:…

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COVID-19 Plain Language Fact Sheets

The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and the Maryland Department of Health have teamed up to create COVID-19 fact sheets in plain language. Plain language helps more people understand things the first time they read it and makes information about COVID-19 more accessible..  CLICK HERE for the link

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Brand New Look…Same Great Organization

The Howard County Autism Society is proud to join with the Autism Society of America, its parent organization, and 75 affiliates nationwide, to unveil a new brand, created with love and intention from self-advocates, caregivers, loved ones, and professionals. The experience of Autism is not one thing, it is many things. And because the connection…

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Rally the Troops for #EveryStepCounts!

Register for the Every Step Counts Autism Walk & 5K Run by August 29th and you could win a $150 Amazon Gift card! This is the perfect opportunity for you to register, form or build your team! Everyone registered by 4pm on August 29th will be entered in a drawing to be held at the HCAS Potluck Picnic on…

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Registration open for #EveryStepCounts Walk & 5K

Help make #EveryStepCount for the local autism community on October 2nd at our annual Every Step Counts Autism Walk & 5K Run! The fun starts at 9am in beautiful Centennial Park in Ellicott City, MD. All proceeds benefit the Howard County and Baltimore-Chesapeake Autism Societies with a goal of raising $100,000 to support a local…

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