CARES in the NEWS

Pandemic heroes: Special needs parents

Outreach and Awareness: April 7,2020

Overcoming the Autism Gap: Meeting Needs in the Mountain State

Policy Advocacy: March 4, 2020

CARES Founder, Jill Scarbo-McLaury, Director of Bright Futures Learning Services

March 4, 2020

Potential game-changing autism legislation dies in WV House

Feb 27, 2020

Someone Cares: Local Organizations Create Partnerships to Support Autism Resources

Policy Advocacy: February 21, 2020

Autism advocates are fighting for more services that could be life-changing for thousands of autistic children across the state.

Policy Advocacy: February 21, 2020

Parents, children ‘lobbying’ to get HB 4723 on W.Va. House Finance Committee agenda

Policy Advocacy: February 20, 2020

Autism advocates push for better access to ABA services for children in West Virginia

Policy Advocacy: February 19, 2020

Autism advocates rally at the Capital after WVU Special Education Program is cut.

Policy Advocacy: February 18, 2020

Advocates with the CARES group rallied Tuesday at the West Virginia Capitol, months after a key program that supports children with autism was cut.

Policy Advocacy: Feb 18, 2020

West Virginians eager to get “autism awareness” plates to state

Outreach and Awareness: Jan 15, 2020

Some people think that Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices – like sign language and picture exchange – will curtail or prevent vocal language. That’s simply not the case- CARES Board Member, Deidra Darst

August 27, 2019

Autism and Speech Delay Warning Signs & AAC Devices with SLP Mom Deidra Darst, CARES Board Member

Caregiver Survey

CARES wants to know how we can best serve caregivers of children on the autism spectrum as we plan for our outreach events for the coming year. Please let us know which outreach activities would be most useful for you.