Tag: Autism

What You Need To Know About Autism Acceptance Month

You’ve probably heard of Autism Awareness Month, which has been celebrated every April since the Autism Society of America (ASA) first observed it in 1970. But did you know the organization made the shift to Autism Acceptance Month in 2021? Facts About Autism Once referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder,…

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New Jersey Restaurant Caters to Children with Autism with Sensory Dining Room

In Ocean County, N.J., one family restaurant is catering to the autistic community. The newly-opened Riv’s Toms River Hub, a Rivoli family restaurant, will have a sensory dining room dedicated to providing a full-service dining experience to children with autism, thanks to inspiration from the owners’ young grandson, Chase. The…