Autism United ~ Resources, Activities and MORE!

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As part of my day job, I have the pleasure of  working with children diagnosed with one or more of the Autism Spectrums up close and personal. It’s such a joy to watch a child flourish and grow, while experiencing  life in a classroom setting. Any child tugs on my heart, but seeing the progress an Autistic child can make, is a special joy to experience. One of the biggest frustrations I face as an educator, is the lack of quality information to share with parents and grandparents raising an Autistic child. What a joy to discover Autism United!

Autism United is a champion of the cause! Their resources, articles and activities, on their site are a gold mine for parents, families and educators, too.   Raising awareness about Autism and supporting the children, adults and families that experience the ups and downs on a daily basis, is something that everyone needs to rally around.
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Autism United offers lots of ways for you to make a difference. You can join their site and help raise awareness about Autism. You can reach out to someone you know that is Autistic or has an Autistic child and be a support system. There are so many ways that you can make difference in the lives of these children and their families. Giving back in any way you can, will warm your heart and soul.  It takes a village to raise child and you are part of that village. Autism awareness is something near and dear to my heart and I would love to have you join in and be a champion for Autism awareness.

You can also find Autism United on Facebook. Please check it out, I am sure you will like what they have to offer. Plus, Autism United has partnered with companies, like TOMS to bring you special sales and coupons on their website. It is definitely something worthwhile to experience.

Do you know someone that has been diagnosed with Autism? If so, please share something special about them in the comments on this post. I would love to learn more about how Autism has touched your life or the life of someone you know!

 

 

 
This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Autism United. All opinions expressed are my own.

 

About the Author

Michele is a Preschool teacher by day and blogger by night. She is passionate about saving money and sharing with others who like to save, too. Her motto is "Saving today so you can spend on what you need tomorrow."

Comments

  1. Super Single Mom and Her Side Kids says:

    My wonderful son is Autistic. There needs to be more resources and more support! If 1 out of 110 are diagnosed with Autism, why do I feel so alone? There is just not enough support and resources.

    • I totally agree that the resources and support are slim! You are not alone, keep advocating for awareness!
      I hope Autism United helps you in some way!

      Thanks for sharing about your wonderful son!
      Michele

  2. Will definitely have to check them out! My five year old has Autism and I am always looking for more places to get resources and ideas!
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    • Thanks for the comment. I get to work with 4 & 5 year olds diagnosed with Autism and its a true blessing. I hope Autism United is a helpful resource for you. Keep advocating!!

      Michele

  3. My best friend’s son was just diagnosed with autism. I’m going to be sharing this with her.

    • Thanks Taunya! I hope your friend finds some good information from Autism United. Glad she has a friend like you to help her find great stuff!

      Michele

  4. Tiffany Cruz
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    I don’t have any one near to me with autism but I always enjoy keeping up with certain support groups and such in case I do need to refer a friend or family member. Great post.

    By the way I love your font, gorgeous!!

    • Thanks Tiffany! I am glad you like to keep up to date on topics like Autism. Your friends and family are lucky to have you as a resource.

      Michele

  5. Wonderful resources. I’ll def. keep in mind for women I know who have children diagnosed with autism. Thanks for sharing.
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  6. I don’t really know anyone with Autism but I’ve always been fascinated with it. I’ve read up on it and try to learn as much about it as I can. I don’t really understand why.

    • Thanks Kathleen! Autism is definitely a fascinating subject.
      I hope you learned something new from Autism United.

      Michele

  7. I have seen Autism United and Toms promotions lately on the web but didn’t really know anything about it. Thanks for sharing this with us. I was curious. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

    • Thanks for stopping by LaVonne. I am glad you had the chance to learn more about Autism United and Toms.

      Take Care!
      Michele

  8. Thank you for this! I have a few patients that are autistic so this would be great for them. This is a great resource.

    • Thanks for stopping by Melissa! I am glad you found a new resource to share with your patients.

      Have a great night!
      Michele

  9. This is such a great group! I love the work they are doing! Thanks for continuing to share and remind me that supporting organizations like this can make a difference!

    • Thanks for the wonderful praises for Autism United, Jeannette!

      I hope you can stop by again, soon!

      Have a great night!
      Michele

  10. Just yesterday I was at a birthday party with a six year old child with autism. I don’t see him much, and for me its very difficult to understand what he is saying when he speaks. We were in my brothers garage where he found a rope that was SUPER knotted into this huge tangle. He sat down and started untangling it and was just SO intent on it and after probably 20 minutes he finally got it undone. We were so impressed- my brother said it had been tied up for months and that a few times he’d picked it up to try and untangle it but even as an adult he would get frustrated and give up. So it was neat.
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    • Thanks Emily! Sometimes it is hard to understand the complications Autism causes a child to endure. I am glad you and your family had the chance to see the boy in a new light.

      Take Care!
      Michele

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