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CDC Estimate on Autism Prevalence Increases by Nearly 10%

Estimate on autism prevalence increases to 1 in 54 children in the U.S. In a report issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate autism prevalence has increased by nearly 10%. The number of autism prevalence has increased from 1 in 59 to 1 in 54 children. This report reflects a continued

Federal Coronavirus Website and Guide to State Lockdowns

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Federal Coronavirus Website: https://www.coronavirus.gov/ Website includes specific resources and information for: Travelers Households Pregnant women and children People who are sick Small business owners Schools Healthcare professionals Laboratories Latest news and statistics Rumor control A Guide to State Coronavirus Lockdowns: https://apple.news/AJQ7OI9T8QxSYcmiIfEx2pQ (best using Chrome or Edge) State lockdown measures imposed across the U.S. vary in

COVID-19 Resources: Specific for Individuals with I/DD and ASD and their families

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Below you will find some resources that are specific for individuals with I/DD and ASD and their families. This information/message was distributed to the subscribers of the University of Colorado Denver “JFKPARTNERS” list. ​​COVID-19 Picture Communication Board​ – PPT file from Julia Beems Plain-Language Information on Coronavirus Plain-Language Information on Coronavirus (Spanish)​ COVID-19 Information and Resources

A Message from Nancy Bottelo – President & CEO Special Olympics Hawaii

Special Olympics Hawaii - Important Update on COVID-19

To our Special Olympics Hawaii Ohana, I hope that this message finds you safe and healthy. As the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop, Special Olympics Hawaii has made the decision to cancel or postpone all Special Olympics Hawaii events (including practices, competitions and fundraisers, and Summer Games) through May 31, 2020. With guidance from

Autism Society of Hawaii Postpones “HELE for Autism and Resource Fair 2020”

Hele for Autism Walk & Resource Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  March 16, 2020 Autism Society of Hawaii Postpones “HELE for Autism and Resource Fair 2020” Amid COVID-19 Concerns HONOLULU – The Autism Society of Hawaii announced today the postponement of the nonprofit organization’s annual “HELE for Autism and Resource Fair 2020” scheduled for April 11 at Ala Moana Beach Park’s Magic Island.