Administrative Assistant — Milestones Autism Resources

The Administrative Assistant performs administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors. We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position.

Full or part-time available, salary based on experience, non-exempt.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sleep — Tuck Sleep Foundation

Sleep is a major issue for many adults and children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This article discusses why this is so, and results of current studies on the issue. Tuck Sleep Foundation is a non-profit organization that focuses on sleep and sleep-related issues.

Online Research for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder — University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick is examining factors likely to be related to increased well-being in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder. The survey is for parents whose children are between 8-11 years old and have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. The link to the survey is below.

Research has found that children with autism spectrum disorder experience lower quality of life but they know very little about what services and interventions are needed during the middle childhood years to increase the well-being of children with ASD. Their research will look at factors related to positive quality of life including adaptive skills, friendship, and leisure activities. Additionally, parents will have the opportunity to provide information about what might be helpful in increasing children with ASD’s well-being.

Cuyahoga Campership Program

The Cuyahoga Campership Program, operated by CCBDD, assists individuals with the cost of attending summer camp. Any individual who is eligible for CCBDD services and who is not enrolled in the Family Support Program or one of the DD waivers (Level 1, Individual Options or SELF) is eligible for the campership program based on a first-come, first-served basis. The maximum campership amount is $700 per individual for the camp season.

If you are interested in camp and enrolled in the Family Supports Program, contact NEON at 1-800-237-6828 or www.neoncog.org.

Passion Works Studio

Passion Works Studio strives to inspire and liberate the human spirit, enhance quality of life, and strengthen communities through the arts. Their mission is to provide a creative and inclusive atmosphere in which artists with and without disabilities thrive.

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