'You Can't Believe Everything You See in the Movies Regarding Autism'

April is Autism Awareness Month.  We appreciate George Stewart, our Board President, sharing this thoughtful guest blog post.

ACTION ALERT: IEPs and 504 Plans May Be in Jeopardy - Families as Allies

We recently alerted you that the federal COVID-19 recovery package also includes language that permits the United States Department of Education Secretary to ask Congress to allow changes to the services, rights, and protections in childrens IEPs and 504 Plans.

DMH Requests Feedback on its Strategic Plan

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is requesting feedback about its strategic plan. You should complete the survey by April 17.

Survey - Families as Allies


Take our quick, two-question, anonymous survey to help us get a sense of how your family is coping during COVID-19.

Virtual Family Support Meeting

This virtual family support meeting has the staff of Families of Allies on Zoom call with any families in our support system that need to talk.

Coaching and Support - Monthly Session

Monthly meeting and online gathering to coach and support parents who are helping other parents in any system.

Families As Allies Facebook Group

We have started a members only Facebook group for families of children with any kind of behavioral or mental health challenge to have a place to freely...

National Federation of Families Home Resources

National Federation of Families Home Resources. 228 likes · 123 talking about this. The National Federation of Families shares resources for parents and...

COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub - Psych Hub

The spread of COVID-19 has presented unique challenges for addressing mental health concerns. Discover effective ways to cope and support others.