Building a Stronger Bay Area Autism Community
Videos and links from the SFASA 2018 conference
See archives of our past conferences, 2014-2017.
Online and in-person groups.
Bay Area Autism Nonprofit Guide
We list dozens of nonprofits serving the Bay Area autism community.
Autism Adulthood Checklist
Our popular all-in-one-place guide to the myriad legal, financial, and planning steps parents need to consider as their autistic/DD children age into adulthood.
Civil Rights Project
Webinar: Q&A on Autism and Health Insurance
Autism and Health Insurance: Live Q&A with Karen Fessel
Executive Director, Mental Health and Autism Insurance Project. mhautism.org
Friday, March 15, 2019 12-1pm
Obtaining medically necessary treatments through health plans is a common challenge for autism families. In this live Q&A, Karen Fessel will address your questions about benefits for ABA, other behavioral treatment, medical treatment, and more, including questions about Medi-Cal.
Registration is free: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/970021440681824268
You may submit questions ahead of time to: email@example.com
Moderated by Jill Escher and Feda Almaliti, Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area
February 26: Sensory Friendly—Fighting With My Family (PG-13)
AMC Theaters, usually 10am showtimes
A family's autism dream goes up in smoke in Paradise
Read the blog, by Sue Swezey: here
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The remains of Arc of Butte County after the fire:
More from our blog
Where, oh where, were all the autistic children? By Sue Swezey
Three Strikes... and He's Out? What happens when the regular world has had enough of my son's autism. By Feda Almaliti
Summer 2018 Legislative Update. By Connie Boyar
Why you should pursue genetic testing for your autistic child. By Jill Escher and Denise Haas