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The Mountaineer Autism Project (MAP) is a nonprofit organization of parents of children with autism and professionals in the autism field. MAP’s goal is to have one voice in West Virginia dedicated to early autism detection, diagnosis, and early intensive behavioral intervention.

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Research indicates intensive applied behavior analysis (ABA) is effective for nearly 90% of children with autism. In 2010 it was estimated only 1.6 % of WV children with autism were receiving intensive ABA.

Do you have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with autism?

Are you an autism treatment professional committed to early intensive behavioral intervention?

Are you interested in attending a MAP meeting?

 

2 weeks ago
WV CHIP to shut down in February unless Congress allocates funds

The board of directors for the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program voted on Wednesday to shut down the CHIP program on Feb. 28, if Congress doesn't allocate funding to

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2 weeks ago
Augusta Levy Learning Center Changing Lives One Dance at a Time

Most of the students start at the center not speaking, interacting, maybe not even completing everyday tasks. Taylor said one of her proudest moments at the center was hearing a student's first ... See more

We're just one day away from the annual night of entertainment at Dancing with the Ohio Valley Stars, and it's not just a night of fun, it supports an extremely important cause.

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3 weeks ago
One type of therapy is tackling autism, dementia, and so much more

http://blog.sfgate.com/storystudio/2017/08/04/one-type-of-therapy-is-tackling-autism-dementia-and-so-much-more/

It’s 9:05 Monday morning, and Eli, 4, eagerly reaches for his favorite, little green train. He can’t say what he wants, but his therapist smiles, and patiently models the word, “train.” Eli, ... See more

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1 month ago
Augusta Levy Learning Center

Dancing with the Ohio Valley Stars is coming up Saturday, November 4th at 7 p.m.! Tickets are $30 and are on sale now at www.augustalevy.org, WesBanco Box Office, or at the Capitol Theatre beginning ... See more

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1 month ago
Early Autism Project, Inc.

If you're not familiar with ABA Therapy, read about the most effective, evidence-based treatment for autism using the link below.

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1 month ago
WV Developmental Disabilities Council

Please mark your calendar for this important date to learn about I/DD Waiver changes! Only two trainings are planned - one in Charleston and one in Morgantown on a date not yet determined.

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1 month ago
Disability Advocacy, Fair Shake Network INSTITUTE, WV Home

The FAIR SHAKE NETWORK is an association of West Virginians dedicated to a fair shake for people with disabilities and to the belief that diversity makes our communities stronger. The Fair Shake ... See more

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1 month ago
WV Developmental Disabilities Council

Chapter 517 Personal Care Services draft policy manual has been posted for 30 day public comment on the BMS website. Please share this notice. The manual can be found at the link pasted ... See more

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1 month ago
Mother hopes murder-suicide is ‘wake-up call’ for West Virginia

She said more than 90 percent of kids with autism in West Virginia do not get early intervention help.

Underhill doesn’t believe Friday’s events involving the Cart family should be seen as an ... See more

Experts say parents of any child can feel overwhelmed, depending on the day. For parents of children with special needs, it can feel even more overwhelming at times.

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1 month ago
Autism Community Event

Join us for an afternoon of information, resources, and networking. Activities include guest speakers, vendor tables and more. Additional details coming soon!

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Contact Us

Mountaineer Autism Project
304-602-4627
1114 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston WV 25301
MAPWVautism@gmail.com

 

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