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The Alaska Autism Resource Center will be closed from May 20th, 2022 to August 22nd, 2022.

Enjoy your summer! 

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Summer Break 2022

Trending tips & resources to help you have the best summer break yet!

New Autism Diagnosis? 

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Autism Speaks has developed tool kits to help autistic individuals and their families navigate autism information and research. Each kit will help you to learn more about autism and how to access the services that your child needs following a diagnosis. 

Autism Speaks even features kits for autistic adults 21+ years and older! 

Access Tool Kits 

Connect with Inclusive Summer Programs 

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Registrants are welcome from anywhere in the state!  

"Our staff and volunteers show up every day to make the outdoors accessible to youth and young adults ages 8-19 living with disabilities by meeting them at their exact level of ability, coaching them on new skills, and cheering them on their way."  - Alpine Alternatives 

Explore Summer Programs

Schedule Inclusive Summer Outings 

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Learn More

Sensory-Friendly & Access Mornings

Opportunity for autistic children and adults to visit the museum with their families when it is closed to the public. Social stories and sensory tools are provided.

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Sensory Inclusive Certified

Alaska SeaLife Center is prepared to assist guests with sensory sensitivities. Have the most comfortable experience possible when visiting.

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sensory strategies? 

Looking for strategies to support your child's sensory processing disorder?

This book is the perfect companion to books such as The Out-of-Sync Child and Raising a Sensory Smart Child.

Access all titles from the SESA library, including other books on sensory processing supports for adults. 

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Summer Resources For All Ages

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Prepare for a Safe Summer

With traveling and changes to daily routines, the break can be stressful for autistic individuals and their families.

Utilize free safety materials from the Organization of Autism Research (OAR) to ensure your child's safety during the summer months. Resources include identification materials and information on preventing elopement and wandering.

OAR Safety Resources
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Caregiver Support

Parents need a vacation, too!

Stone Soup Group offers support groups and parent learning hours for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs.

Connect to parent supports no matter where you are located in Alaska. This safe space allows you to learn, share, and connect in a supportive virtual setting. 

Contact For More Information
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