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Shay Shealy West
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This might be Autism Awareness Month, but EVERY DAY is Autism Action Day!
It was an early Spring morning a few years back and I stood talking to one of my girlfriends as she pushed her son on the swing at a local park. We were enjoying the warmer weather and chatting about her son’s autism diagnosis and the progress he had made with ABA therapy. Kelly was ...
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Thomas and Mom in Feb 2014 ice storm
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Autism Society of NC Winter 2013 Issue of Spectrum magazine is now online!
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Scary and tragic reality of what can and does happen to individuals with autism... We have to take care of those who cannot take care of themselves!!!
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LA Times on Dec 11, 2011 started a four-part series on Autism.

Click on the link below and read about the twentyfold increase over a generation in the prevalence of Autism.
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This is one of the best definitions I have read

Read it and believe in it. I do because I am Autistic.

#autismspeaks   #autism_awareness  
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Wonderful! We need more employers to understand that adults with autism CAN be productive employees!
Tom Pinchbeck never dreamed he'd turn his family rose farm into an employment center for people with autism.
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Yep I have a twitter account too, but since Google doesn't give instant page rank on tweets, i've basically stopped using it much. I'll have to check out your fb fan pages and your blog
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News about the OASIS afterschool Autism program in Wilmington, NC.
When you walk into the OASIS center on Kerr Avenue, you hear children playing games and laughing. Just a bunch of typical elementary school kids. They let each other take turns, jump up and down, shou...
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Hewlett Packards's Hacking Autism project is another great resource for tech-based applications designed to help individuals with autism with their communication skills. Go to http://www.hackingautism.org/hackathon to register as a parent, educator, friend, or app developer.
More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than AIDS, cancer and diabetes combined. For many, touch technology computers have helped open up a new world of hope. Hacking Autism strives...
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  • Team Thomas West
    Autism Advocate and Mom, 2001 - present
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Shay Shealy West
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Autism Advocate and Mom to 13 year-old son with severe Autism (functionally non-verbal)
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Personal Interests: Autism (have a 13 y-o son w/ Autism), special education law, Erskine College, University of Georgia, Ocean Isle Beach, Edisto Island, South Carolina beaches, running, biking, kayaking


Education
  • Erskine College
    Bachelor of Science, 1986
  • University of Georgia
    MBA, 1988
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